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D'Youville College

Department of Physical Therapy

Buffalo, NY

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D'Youville College

Overview

D'Youville College / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Buffalo, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Manual physical therapy
(Certificate) Advanced orthopedic physical therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Physical therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 49

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

368
Applied
94
Accepted
57
Enrolled
26%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 1st Yes
Spring deadline Not reported September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

164
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.83%
Black or African American 3.66%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 5.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.61%
Unknown 1.83%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Therapeutic effects of Tai Chi, orthopedics, health promotion in type 2 diabetes, athletic performance in youth and college sports, behavioral determinants in childhood obesity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,000

Location & Contact

Address 320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY  14201-1084
United States
Contact Dr. Lynn Rivers
Chair
Email: riversl@dyc.edu
Phone: 716-829-7708
Fax: 716-829-8137

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