Ohio University (Ohio) is located in Athens in southeastern Ohio. Becoming the first DPT program in the state is just one of the reasons to choose Ohio University. Competitive Tuition for both in-state and out-state applicants is a strong advantage of this school.
Rockhurst University (Rockhurst) is located in Kansas City on the eastern border of Missouri. Rockhurst follows “the Jesuit tradition of focus on individual dignity…which is based on the seven classical modes of inquiry: artistic, historical, literary, philosophical, theological, scientific relational and scientific causal.”
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is located in North Chicago, Illinois in-between Milwaukee and Chicago just adjacent to lake Michigan. RUFMS is dedicated to developing physical therapists with both the best practice skills and clinical judgement to practice in any setting.
Saint Louis University (SLU) is located in St. Louis, Missouri. SLU holds to the Jesuit Tradition & Mission. One aspect of which is excellence in educational rigor. Following that tradition the physical therapy school has been awarded the ranking of 34th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Southwest Baptist University (SBU) is located in Bolivar nearby Springfield, Missouri. SBU and its physical therapy school are affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention. The SBU DPT Mission is to train physical therapists who are engaged “…in the art and science of physical therapy with a Christian worldview.”
The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the UIC PT doctorate program 16th in the nation. Established as a free standing college in 1979, The University of Illinois at Chicago consistently ranks among the top allied health schools. It shows dedication to providing excellent a holistic approach to medical care.
University of Indianapolis is rated among the top 50 DPT programs according to the U.S. News & World Report. The school has the benefits of a private university, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It has a great location close to both downtown Indianapolis and the Indianapolis international airport.
University of Saint Mary is Roman Catholic in its religious affiliation. Established by Sisters of Charity in 1859, the DPT program is newly established. One of the aims of the department is “…to develop 10 key core values in our students as they evolve through their academic and clinical training: community, justice, respect, excellence, compassion, accountability, professional responsibility, integrity, altruism, tolerance.”