Andrews University (Andrews) is located in Berrien Springs along the southwestern Michigan border 2 hours east of Chicago. Andrews is a physical therapy school run in a Seventh-day Adventists learning environment.
Bradley University is located in Peoria, Illinois. A class size of just 24 students makes it an ideal situation for individualized mentoring by the faculty. Competitive private education tuition rates allows for a more affordable lifestyle for both in-state and out-of-state residents.
Carroll University ( Carroll ) is located in Waukesha just 18 miles west of Milwaukee in southeastern Wisconsin. The Carroll DPT has competitive private tuition rates.
Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University (CMU) is located in center of the state in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the CMU physical therapy school the 2nd highest in the state.
Clarke University is located in Dubuque, Iowa which is adjacent to the Illinois and Wisconsin borders. Clarke has an ideal faculty to student ratio of 1 to 8 and focuses on your personal development as well as professional success.
Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University (CSU) is located in Cleveland on the shore of Lake Erie. The CSU DPT program has competitive tuition for both in-state and out-of-state applicants.
College of St Scholastica
College of St Scholastica (CSS) is located in Duluth which is along the northeast Minnesota border on Lake Superior. The CSS DPT program has a on-campus student run PT clinic, motor behavior lab, and experienced staff to meet the training needs of their students.
Concordia University Wisconsin
Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) is located in Mequon. The CWU physical therapy school mentions five program highlights, one of which is to learn at on-campus, pro bono clinic.
In 1993, Creighton University established the nation’s first Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program, leading the entire profession. U.S. News & World Report co-ranks Creighton’s PT doctorate program 16th in the nation.
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center (DMU) places strong emphasis on manual therapy skills. The program has state of the art anatomy and performance labs. DMU boasts a small class size for more personalized learning.
Governors State University
Governors State University (GSU) is located in University Park, IL. in Chicago. GSU has small class sizes which allows for additional mentoring and ability to get to know your classmates. Competitive in-state tuition further enhances the students successful entry into the job market.
Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) is located in Grand Rapids, the largest city in western Michigan. The U.S. News & World Report ranks the GVSU Physical therapy school the highest in the state.
Indiana State University
Indiana State University (ISU) is located in Terre Haute on the western border of Indiana with Illinois. ISU DPT Program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status effective April of 2015, and has initiated it’s inaugural DPT class.
Indiana University is rated among the top 50 DPT programs according to the U.S. News & World Report. It has an advantageous location in Indianapolis with all the benefits of large city clinical training. For in-state applicants, it may be an ideal choice as the ratio of past acceptance is weighted heavily to the Indiana resident.
Jamestown College (JC) is located in Fargo, North Dakota. The Red River divides Fargo and Moorehead, Minnesota. The JC DPT program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by CAPTE.
Marquette University (Marquette) is located in Milwaukee on Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin . The U.S. News & World Report ranks the Marquette PT doctorate program 12th in the nation.
Maryville University of Saint Louis
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.
Mayo School of Health Sciences
Mayo School of Health Sciences (MAYO) is located in Rochester, the third largest city in Minnesota near the southeastern Border. The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the MAYO PT doctorate program 34th in the nation. The Mayo Clinic is world famous for medical diagnosis and treatment.
Midwestern University-Downers Grove
Midwestern University-Downers Grove is located in a suburb of Chicago. The MWU DPT program highlights being able to prepare physical therapy students to enter into a wide range of settings with the proper knowledge and clinical skills.
Missouri State University
Missouri State University (MSU) is located in Springfield, Missouri, the Queen City of Ozarks. The physical therapy school has designed the MSU PT Clinic with the latest technology for student to come alongside the professors in order to learn best practice principles and skills.
Mount St. Joseph University
Mount St. Joseph University (The Mount) is located in Cincinnati in southwestern Ohio. The Mount was founded by the Sisters of Charity a Roman Catholic religious community. The physical therapy school has a training focus on compassionate, caring professionals with access to high-tech facilities and classrooms.
Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University (NIU) is located in DeKalb, Illinois, just 65 miles west of Chicago. Students are integrated into clinical practice through the campus physical therapy clinic. NIU is very competitive with both in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.
The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the Northwestern University (NU) PT doctorate program 9th in the nation. NU is the highest ranked DPT program in the state of Illinois and oldest physical therapy school in the nation. NU consistently ranks among the top 10 DPT programs.
Oakland University (Oakland) is located in Rochester a city in Oakland County, Michigan. The Oakland physical therapy school is a 3.5 year DPT program with moderate class sizes and a good teacher to student ratio .
Ohio State University
Ohio State University (OSU) is located in Columbus near the center of Ohio. The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the OSU PT doctorate program 19th in the nation. The advanced DPT/PHD program is just one reason given in the Why Choose OSU page.