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Old Dominion University

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Norfolk, VA

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Overview

Old Dominion University / Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
5 full-time two-month long supervised clinical experiences; oral and written comprehensive exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

542
Applied
88
Accepted
44
Enrolled
16%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; completion of prerequisite courses in biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, and psychology; 3 letters of recommendation (1 from a physical therapist); 80 hours of volunteer experience in two separate physical therapy settings (hospital, private practice, rehab center, home health agency)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$57,300
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.64%
Black or African American 4.92%
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 10
Male (6)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Falls risk assessment; gait and balance; motor learning/ motor control in rehabilitation; inter-professional education for health professional students; concussion prevention and treatment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
200,000

Location & Contact

Address 5115 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Martha Walker
Program Director
Email: mlwalker@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4519

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