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The University of Kansas

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Kansas City, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation science
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 57
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
Comp Exam Required
Research project with paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

469
Applied
105
Accepted
61
Enrolled
22%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

196
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.59%
Black or African American 2.04%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.51%
Two or more races 0.51%
Unknown 3.57%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Stroke rehabilitation and the effects on balance and coordination; deep brain stimulation and Parkinson's disease; peripheral neuropathies, pain and the effects of exercise; islet transplants for Type 1 diabetes; cardiac disease associated with diabetes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
375,352

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 2002
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Kluding
Chair
Email: pkluding@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-6799
Fax: 913-588-6910

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