Will the physical therapy grad school that you intend greatly impact the salary of my first job?

I've been accepted to 4 graduate schools for physical therapy. There is significant differences in the costs of the schools. Distance is a factor as I would have to pay for housing at 3 of the schools. I'm working on a cost benefit analysis to decide which school is best for me in the long run.

Asked By: Thomas B - 12/22/2008
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I agree with Mary. I would be more impressed with your clinical work. The begs to question what clinical sites the schools offer...a good question to ask (although it may vary from year to year... More
Answered By: mistify - 12/22/2008
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The benefits of a relatively low-cost education and coming out with little or no debt far, far outweigh any possible monetary gains from going to a school which might be considered more prestigious.
Answered By: CanProf - 12/22/2008
As a PT, I definitely do not feel that the prestige of the school is important. I am more interested in the types of clinicals you did. Where I work, there are approximately 10 PT, we went to at least 4 different schools... More
Answered By: Mary - 12/22/2008
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