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Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions

9,279 Yearly Graduations
$61,650 Median Salary
$53,884 Median Debt
A master's degree in rehabilitation is offered at 285 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 23% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.8% of rehabilitation graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Rehabilitation Majors

In 2018-2019, 9,279 earned their master's degree in rehabilitation. This makes it the 24th most popular master's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in rehabilitation at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 13,537
Master’s Degree 9,279
Bachelor’s Degree 4,624
Associate’s Degree 532
Graduate Certificate 308
Basic Certificate 202
Undergraduate Certificate 77

Earnings of Rehabilitation Majors With Master’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in rehabilitation is $61,650. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $48,025 and the high is $65,850.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in rehabilitation is $53,884. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $71,521 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $41,000.

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The median monthly payment of a rehabilitation graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $628.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in rehabilitation. About 87.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,208
Women 8,071
Gender Diversity of Master's Degree in Rehabilitation

The racial-ethnic distribution of rehabilitation master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 534
Black or African American 562
Hispanic or Latino 789
White 6,308
International Students 257
Other Races/Ethnicities 829
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rehabilitation Master's Degree Students

There are 285 colleges that offer a master’s degree in rehabilitation. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

295 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for rehabilitation students seekinga master's degree is University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The rehabilitation program at University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences awarded 295 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 88% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
164 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 45,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 164 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from USC. Around 59% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#3

Bay Path University

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
163 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bay Path University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $35,081 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,670 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Bay Path University awarded 163 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 16% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

#4

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
146 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas Woman's University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 15,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,973 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Texas Woman's University awarded 146 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 32% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Mount Mary University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
124 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mount Mary University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 1,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,952 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Mount Mary University awarded 124 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 95% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
101 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Buffalo is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 30,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 101 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at University at Buffalo. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

101 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 28,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 101 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from Pitt. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

#8

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
96 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Michigan University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 22,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,094 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,360 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 96 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at WMU. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#9

New York University

New York, New York
92 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 51,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 92 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at NYU. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#10

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
90 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for rehabilitation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Thomas Jefferson University. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,420 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 90 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from Thomas Jefferson University. Of these students, 93% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Brenau University

Gainesville, Georgia
89 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brenau University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $29,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,834 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Brenau University awarded 89 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 91% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut
86 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Quinnipiac University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 10,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $46,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,990 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 86 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at Quinnipiac. Of these students, 93% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Spalding University

Louisville, Kentucky
78 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for rehabilitation majors who are seeking their master's degree is Spalding University. Roughly 2,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,825 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Spalding University awarded 78 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 78% were women.

#14

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
77 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Towson University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 22,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,902 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Towson University awarded 77 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. About 97% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
75 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 7,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 75 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from Maryville U. About 96% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

San Jose State University

San Jose, California
74 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Jose State University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 35,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at San Jose State. Of these students, 84% were women and 30% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Kentucky
70 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Eastern Kentucky University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 16,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,266 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 70 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from Eastern. Around 6% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

68 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degree in rehabilitation. Roughly 5,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,168 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 68 people received their master's degree in rehabilitation from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. About 87% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

67 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for rehabilitation majors who are seeking their master's degree is California State University - Dominguez Hills. Each year, around 16,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 67 master's degree were handed out to rehabilitation majors at California State University - Dominguez Hills. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#20

Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, California
66 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Loma Linda University is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in rehabilitation. Each year, around 4,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,680 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,880 per year.

The rehabilitation program at Loma Linda University awarded 66 master's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 64% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 76% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to rehabilitation that offer master’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 51,213
Public Health 15,589
Health/Medical Admin Services 13,435
Mental & Social Health Services 13,051
Allied Health Professions 10,882

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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