124
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Physical Therapy

Overview

New York Institute of Technology / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

673
Applied
66
Accepted
40
Enrolled
10%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's or master's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; previous coursework in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences; competency in English writing; essay; 100 hours of volunteer or paid work under direct supervision of a physical therapist; 2 professional letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

124
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.71%
Black or African American 5.65%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 9.68%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (8)
Male (8)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Parkinson's disease; response to different exercise protocols; virtual reality in rehabilitation; running mechanics; dual task training
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY  11568-8000
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Friel
Department Chair
Email: kfriel@nyit.edu
Phone: 516-686-7651
Fax: 516-686-7699