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Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry University of Southern California

  • Los Angeles, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 64%36%
    student ratio
  • 315
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • October 10
    fall application deadline
  • 30%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
    • Biokinesiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 748
    • Accepted 226
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 94
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline October 10th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$600.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students315
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students315
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian28%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty72
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExercise and aging biomechanics, musculoskeletal biomechanics, exercise and hormones related to muscle wasting, computational neurorehabilitation, motor behavior and neurorehabilitation, motor development, infant motor performance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,501,587

Location & Contact

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Robert Landel

Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy/Director of DPT Program

Phone: 323-442-2912
Fax: 323-442-1515
Email: rlandel@usc.edu

Dr. Jesus Dominguez

Assistant Professor/Director of Admissions, DPT Program

Phone: 323-442-2907
Fax: 323-442-1515
Email: jdomingu@usc.edu



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