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Tidewater Community College

Physical Therapy Assistant. (51.0806)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Physical Therapist Assistant
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 510806

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1982
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18675027
2018-19634728
2019-2059410
2020-21483540
2021-22512116

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,865




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
2017-1827027
2018-1927128
2020-2140040
2021-2216016
Five Year Summary1101111
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 Years17091119771111



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)7269%$44,747$55,545$65,253
2011-12 (8 years)12069%$39,545$54,674$63,488
2014-15 (5 years)13674%$35,546$48,541$57,850
2016-17 (3 years)14478%$37,847$49,498$55,818
2018-19 (18 months)13982%$34,616$45,922$50,710



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-178760.4%$ 7,695$ 15,515$ 17,420$ 22,567
2013-14 to 2017-188057.1%$ 7,881$ 15,916$ 18,537$ 25,530
2014-15 to 2018-197956.8%$ 8,066$ 15,634$ 17,633$ 26,122
2015-16 to 2019-206255.9%$ 8,066$ 16,296$ 18,716$ 26,934
2016-17 to 2020-216150.0%$ 7,712$ 18,031$ 18,885$ 26,922
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
2012-13 to 2016-178760.4%$ 7,695$ 15,832$ 19,611$ 24,247
2013-14 to 2017-188057.1%$ 7,881$ 16,221$ 20,920$ 27,239
2014-15 to 2018-197956.8%$ 8,066$ 15,832$ 20,443$ 26,934
2015-16 to 2019-206255.9%$ 8,066$ 16,909$ 21,408$ 27,544
2016-17 to 2020-216150.0%$ 7,712$ 18,750$ 22,171$ 26,934


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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