The offerings section highlights what sets this school apart from other schools, and why this Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program may be right for you.
A direct link to the schools DPT program.
The phone number to the PT department or the school's admission's office.
This is the mailing address directly to the PT department.
Video, Pictures & Links:
This section contains helpful links to videos, pictures and links designed to give you a feel of the overall school.
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Highlights the DPT program’s accreditation status, the PTCAS membership status, and teacher to student ratio. It also lists various local attractions, events, and demographics that make this particular school and its surrounding cities unique.
This is a close estimate to the total tuition cost you may incur if you complete the entire program using available data. This cost does not include items such as scholarships, grants, or any other special discounts. Some of the data may be extrapolated from per credit hour and current academic yearly costs where total program cost is not provided by the DPT program or university.
Please see the ‘Cost Sources’ at the bottom of the Cost section for the most accurate up-to-date data. University costs are typically subject to change without notice.
These are the fees that are associated with tuition such as books, lab equipment, health insurance, and other items that are required to complete the program. In certain circumstances, fees change from year to year, or are included into total program costs by the school. Fees are often listed differently from university to university and should only be used with caution. For example, health insurance is typically the largest yearly fee and is often not listed by the university in their calculations.
This is the average off campus living cost you might acquire. This amount takes into consideration, housing, food, transportation, and a small lifestyle budget. Since the formulas are the same across every school, this price is designed to help you contrast in order to compare schools.
This section contains links to specific resources that will help you calculate the cost of the school you are currently researching.
Is a bachelor's degree required in order to apply to the program. This is specific to the DPT program and not the transitional doctorate or DPT residencies.
How many references you need as part of the schools acceptance policy.
How many hours of observation will you need to complete in order to graduate from the program. Many programs recommend more than the required hours, and that should be taken into account.
This is the accepted class size in the school's DPT program. This is always the upcoming class size unless otherwise reported.
What are the GPA restrictions to entering this program.
|This is the required minimum GPA you will need in order to even apply at this program.|
|This is the average overall cumulative GPA that the school has accepted in a past class.|
|Overall GPA||This is the required minimum program-specific prerequisite GPA you will need to even apply at this program. This could mean required science classes.|
|Program GPA||This is the average program-specific GPA accepted in an accepted class. This can be unique to each DPT program. It is either an average of all the classes required to enter the DPT school, or a subsection of the required classes. For example, GPA in program-specific science classes. This score typically weighs heavier than the overall cumulative GPA.
GRE or Equivalent:
We have provided links to each program's GRE requirements, because there are many different GRE reporting methods provided by the over 200 DPT schools. For a complete overview of the GRE scores breakdown we suggest you read the GRE scores breakdown.
Based on your current geographic location this shows what is the acceptance rate to the school. If you establish residency in a particular state based on a state's guidelines, you can apply as an in-state resident. Private schools typically make no distinctions to residency other than some scholarship opportunities.
This section contains links to the universities main DPT program website. It will help you know the details of the program such as curriculum, requirements, student handbooks, and program FAQ’s.
Reports graduation percentages of the students who actually enter the program in a given academic year. Each program can give single and multi-year statistics.
Ultimate pass rate of the National Physical Therapy Examination. Passage of this test is required to practice as a physical therapist in the United States. This passage rate is typically given over a three year period. Data may also be provided for a given year. If a graduate fails, he must retake the test in order to practice.
This is the percentage DPT students who are getting hired after they have graduated. Each program accumulates statistics by surveying their graduates. This is survey is usually taken 6 months or more after graduation.
This section contains additional resources designed to help you succeed after you have graduated from the DPT program.