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Physical Therapy Schools In Indiana

There are 5 accredited physical therapy schools in Indiana for faculty who teach physical therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physical therapy in the state of Indiana, which encompasses physical therapy training at the following levels:


  1. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Evansville

    1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Indianapolis

    1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227-3697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Indiana Wesleyan University

    4201 S Washington St, Marion, Indiana 46953-4974

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Physical Therapy Employment

Indiana 4,420
National 180,280

Of all of the physical therapy professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Physical therapy professionals In Indiana

3,650 3,640 4,110 4,170 4,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Physical Therapy is a growing field in Indiana. There were 770 more physical therapy professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of physical therapy has grown by 21% in Indiana. This is faster 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 Indiana

$64,740 $68,360 $70,120 $69,340 $72,380
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physical Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physical therapy professionals is increasing in Indiana. In 2006 physical therapy professionals made a mean salary of $64,740 per year, and in 2010 they made $72,380 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physical therapy professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Indiana state, within the field of physical therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid physical therapy professionals earn 182% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Physical therapy professionals and related professions in Indiana

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Sports Medicine

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

Educational Trends

Physical Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited physical therapy schools in Indiana is decreasing. In 2006, 176 students graduated from physical therapy courses in Indiana. And in 2010, 171 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of physical therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana by 3%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an doctor's degree in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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The number of physical therapy faculty, growth in the field of physical therapy academia and physical therapy faculty salaries in Indiana, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching physical therapy courses to students at the associates degree in physical therapy, bachelors degree in physical therapy, masters degree in physical therapy, and doctoral degree in physical therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of physical therapy in Indiana. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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