Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry University of Southern California

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
315
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
October 10
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biokinesiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Kinesiology and Movement Studies ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Kinesiology and Movement Studies ]
    • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) [Physical Therapy ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 748
    • Accepted 226
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 94
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline October 10th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum combined score 1200, verbal 600, quantitative 600)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students315
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students315
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian26%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty72
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExercise and aging biomechanics, musculoskeletal biomechanics, exercise and hormones related to muscle wasting, computational neurorehabilitation, motor behavior and neurorehabilitation, motor development, infant motor performance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,501,587

Location & Contact

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Robert Landel

Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy/Director of DPT Program

Phone: 323-442-2912
Fax: 323-442-1515
Email: rlandel@usc.edu

Dr. Jesus Dominguez

Assistant Professor/Director of Admissions, DPT Program

Phone: 323-442-2907
Fax: 323-442-1515
Email: jdomingu@usc.edu

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