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University of Utah

Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban 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 9
Doctoral Degrees 49

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

437
Applied
48
Accepted
48
Enrolled
11%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 3rd October 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, volunteer work, bachelor's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

184
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.07%
Black or African American 1.63%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.26%
Unknown 6.52%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 12
Male (9)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rehabilitation and Parkinson's disease, motor control and musculoskeletal dysfunction, burns/wound care, rehabilitation and multiple sclerosis, cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
600,129

Location & Contact

Address 520 Wakara Way
Room 302
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-1290
United States
Contact Dr. R. Scott Ward
Chair
Email: scott.ward@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-4895

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