Northwestern University

Offerings

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.

KEY POINTS

  • The DPT program has 30 full time faculty, and a student ratio that varies per class
  • Students participate in at least 38 weeks of clinical instruction
  • Chicago’s metro area population is approximately 9.8 million
  • MEDIA

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    DETAILS

    4 year ⇒ Private Non-Profit
    21,215 (undergrads 9,376)
    95
    95 years (since 1928)
    Yes

    LOCATION

    www.feinberg.northwestern.edu
    312-908-8160
    645 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100 Chicago, IL 60611-2877   Show On Map

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    Cost

    In-State Out-State
    Tuition *: $137,133 $137,133
    Living: $49,236 $49,236
    Total: $186,369 $186,369
    * Estimated cost of 3 year program
    In-State
    Out-State




    Prerequisites

    GPA CRITERIA

    Overall Prerequisite
    Min. Required 3.00 3.00
    Avg. Acceptance 3.70 not reported

    DETAILS

    Yes
    3
    Yes
    required: 0 hrs
    recommended: 100 hrs


    GRE CRITERIA

    Measure Min Required Avg Score Ranges
    Verbal na 158 130-170
    Quantitative na 159 130-170
    Analytical na 4.0 0-6
    Measure Min Required Avg Score Ranges
    Verbal na 66% 0 - 100%
    Quantitative na 62% 0 - 100%
    Analytical na 65% 0 - 100%
    Not all schools list their required GRE scores


  • The GRE® General Test: Average- 526 (verbal)
  • The GRE® General Test: Average- 667 (quantitative)

  • ACCEPTANCE STATS



    RESOURCES

    Success

    DETAILS

    94.8%
    100%
    100%
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    SOURCES:
    Offering: CAPTE, NCES, Wikipedia
    Cost Sources: Tuition and Fees - Combined (using all 3 years, insurance, fees, books, computer), Used Room and Board
    Prerequisites: PTCAS, NU DPT Admission Requirements, NU DPT Prerequisites
    Success: NU DPT Program Outcomes, Graduation Rate: 2008-10, 2012-13, NPTE Pass Rate: Ultimate Pass Rate 2008-2010, 2012-13, Hire Rate: 2008-2010, 2012-13
    Note: Data may have a variance over time. For the most accurate data please view the source links. 1 Some schools combine fees and tuition together.