Maryville University of Saint Louis (Maryville) is located in St. Louis, Missouri. Maryville’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is somewhat unique as it designed as a six and one-half year freshman-entry program. Therefore, once a student meets all requirements they are guaranteed entrance into the professional phase of the program.
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.”
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.”