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Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 74%26%
    student ratio
  • 164
    total students
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 7
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 72
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 836
    • Accepted 144
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 37
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 7th January 7th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree (for PhD), bachelor's degree (for DPT)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,970
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,970
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students164
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGait, balance, motor control, dynamic systems analysis, spinal cord injury
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,500,000

Location & Contact

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Dr. Melanie Matthies

Department Chair

Phone: 617-353-2724
Email: pt@bu.edu

Ms. Sharon Sankey

Director, Student Services

Phone: 617-353-2713
Fax: 617-353-7500
Email: ssankey@bu.edu



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