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Boston University

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation sciences
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 70
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comprehensive exam and thesis (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

778
Applied
146
Accepted
53
Enrolled
19%

Applying

145
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree (for DPT), master's degree (for PhD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

186
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.38%
Black or African American 1.08%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.15%
Unknown 24.73%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 6
Male (5)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gait, balance, motor control, dynamic systems analysis, muscle function
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,451,000

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Theresa Ellis
Department Chair
Email: pt@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-7571

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