Top Physical Therapy Programs for Career Support

1 University of Wisconsin-Madison 10.000
2 Mayo School of Health Sciences 9.750
3 Columbia University, NY 9.667
4 University of Minnesota Twin Cities 9.500
5 University of Cincinnati 9.500
6 Washington University in St. Louis 9.500
7 East Tennessee State University 9.333
8 University of Indianapolis 9.250
9 Eastern Washington University 9.250
10 MGH Institute of Health Professions 9.125
11 Medical University of South Carolina 9.000
12 Thomas Jefferson University 8.875
13 Western University of Health Sciences 8.833
14 Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy & Health Sciences 8.750
15 Florida International University 8.750
16 University of Central Florida 8.667
17 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences 8.650
18 Widener University-Main Campus 8.625
19 California State University, Fresno 8.333
20 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 8.333
21 Drexel University 8.333
22 Utica College 8.250
23 University of South Florida 8.250
24 The Ohio State University 8.000
25 Rutgers University-Camden 8.000

In addition to rating their respective programs, students often post comments regarding their experiences. One Class of 2015 student earning her graduate degree from Lamar University online wrote: “My career as an international teacher takes me around the world, so being able to get my graduate degree while traveling is a complete blessing.”

Students can continue to review their programs at and qualify to win a $1,000 scholarship, awarded once per semester. Reviews will be incorporated into upcoming program rankings.

METHODOLOGY reaches current and recent graduate students through scholarship entries as well as social media platforms. These program rankings cover a period from September 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013. assigns 15 ranking categories to each graduate program at each graduate school. Rankings cover a variety of student topics, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.

For a given graduate program, rankings are determined by calculating the average score for each program based on the 15 ranking categories. These scores are then compared across all ranked schools for that program and are translated into a final ranking for that graduate program, i.e., business and management. A given graduate program is not ranked until a minimum threshold of graduate student surveys is completed for that graduate program.