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Shenandoah University

Physical Therapy/Therapist. (51.2308)
Doctor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Physical Therapy
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: DPT
2010 CIP Code: 512308

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Program authorized for distance learning
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1924227786
2019-2023327582
2020-2127326990
2021-2221326882
2022-2320926573

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 6,510




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-19365086
2019-20344882
2020-21385290
2021-22374582
2022-23393473
Five Year Summary184229413
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years34813041313159159413



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)42928%$77,115$97,054$111,565
2013-14 (8 years)46727%$75,546$92,021$106,663
2016-17 (5 years)42130%$77,626$91,577$107,977
2018-19 (3 years)41632%$73,181$89,506$107,337
2020-21 (18 months)75236%$148,061$166,603$187,532



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1818444.3%$ 50,224$ 60,848$ 53,517$ 60,980
2014-15 to 2018-1918745.0%$ 56,395$ 60,847$ 55,043$ 60,865
2015-16 to 2019-2019547.8%$ 60,847$ 60,847$ 56,884$ 60,851
2016-17 to 2020-2120548.7%$ 60,847$ 60,847$ 57,637$ 60,850
2017-18 to 2021-2222251.9%$ 60,847$ 60,847$ 57,637$ 60,850
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1818444.3%$ 58,634$ 89,633$ 85,088$ 121,748
2014-15 to 2018-1918745.0%$ 60,847$ 90,871$ 89,999$ 124,964
2015-16 to 2019-2019547.8%$ 60,847$ 96,426$ 96,164$ 133,596
2016-17 to 2020-2120548.7%$ 60,848$ 95,301$ 96,545$ 134,149
2017-18 to 2021-2222251.9%$ 60,850$ 94,608$ 96,456$ 133,791


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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