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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Program in Physical Therapy

Chattanooga, TN

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Overview

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / Program in Physical Therapy is located in Chattanooga, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 33

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
Qualifying exams, internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
38
Accepted
36
Enrolled
84%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 in science and overall, criminal background check, two letters of reference (one of which must be from a licensed physical therapist)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

107
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.93%
Black or African American 0.93%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 13.08%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 3
Male (4)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Diabetes and wound management, disabilities, animal physical therapy and rehabilitation, orthopedics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Department 3253
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
United States
Contact Dr. Debbie Ingram
Interim Department Head
Email: debbie-ingram@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-4767
Fax: 423-425-2380

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