Physical Therapy Schools In North Dakota

There are 2 accredited physical therapy schools in North Dakota for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. The trends in North Dakota's physical therapy academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in physical therapy includes physical therapy training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy
  • PhD degree in Physical Therapy


  1. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

North Dakota 540
National 180,280

Approximately 0% of the country's physical therapy professionals work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In North Dakota

490 420 410 420 540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, physical therapy is a growing field. In 2010 there were 50 more physical therapy professionals working in North Dakota than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for physical therapy professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of physical therapy professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Physical Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in North Dakota

$61,860 $60,190 $63,740 $64,750 $62,490
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physical therapy professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physical therapy professionals are increasing in North Dakota. The mean salary for physical therapy professionals in 2006 was $61,860 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,490 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in North Dakota

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Thus, physical therapy professionals' salaries grew by 1% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of North Dakota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physical therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid physical therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 90%

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

Physical therapy professionals in North Dakota earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


As the number of physical therapy professionals is increasing in North Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited physical therapy schools in North Dakota state is decreasing. In 2006, 125 students graduated from physical therapy courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 79 students graduated.

Thus there was a 37% percent decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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