176
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Department of Physical Therapy

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 53

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

739
Applied
82
Accepted
61
Enrolled
11%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework; letter of intent; resume; at least 40 hours of observation within physical therapy clinic or facility
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

176
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44.32%
Black or African American 7.95%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.7%
Unknown 0.57%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (12)
Male (9)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Isokinetic test results and gait abnormalities after knee arthroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Rossi
Interim Chair
Email: mark.rossi@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3478
Fax: 305-348-1979