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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Program in Physical Therapy

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Program in Physical Therapy is located in Chapel Hill, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

268
Applied
49
Accepted
39
Enrolled
18%

Applying

75
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
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, experience with physical therapy
Doctoral Degree Requirements Physical therapy license

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

125
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 8%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.6%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 7
Male (8)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Traumatic brain injury, quality of life after heart and/or lung transplant, cultural diversity, life care planning, rehabilitation education and supervision
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
432,028

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Rick Segal
Associate Professor/Director
Email: richard_segal@med.unc.edu
Phone: 919-843-8660
Fax: 919-966-3678