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University of South Florida

School of Physical Therapy

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / School of Physical Therapy is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation sciences Neuromusculoskeletal disability
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation sciences Chronic disease
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation sciences Veteran's health/reintegration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 44

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,190
Applied
49
Accepted
46
Enrolled
4%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper-division coursework; interview; at least 20 hours of documented volunteer or work experience in hospital outpatient/inpatient physical therapy settings; written personal statement of values and purpose for attending

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.49%
Black or African American 4.38%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.73%
Unknown 12.41%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Veteran's reintegration and resilience, prosthetics and orthotics (microprocessor prosthetic knee), neuromusculoskeletal disorders (occupational ergonomics, fall risk and prevention, exercise adherence and compliance, and orthotic and prosthetic wear and use), human movement and function
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
972,153

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. William S. Quillen
Director
Email: wquillen@health.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-9863
Fax: 813-974-8915

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