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Chatham University

Program in Physical Therapy

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

Chatham University / Program in Physical Therapy is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 41

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

415
Applied
86
Accepted
40
Enrolled
21%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Community service, interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, volunteer/work experience, 3 references

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.61%
Black or African American 0.87%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 3
Male (4)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Stroke rehabilitation, osteoporosis and fall prevention, physical therapy for children with disabilities, evidence-based practice and decision-making, low back pain in children and adolescents
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15232-2826
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Downey
Director
Email: downey@chatham.edu
Phone: 412-365-1199
Fax: 412-365-1505