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University of Colorado Denver

Program in Physical Therapy

Aurora, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Program in Physical Therapy is located in Aurora, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 65

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Alternate accepted
116 credit hours, 44 weeks of clinical experiences, capstone project at end of year 3

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

956
Applied
69
Accepted
68
Enrolled
7%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st August 8th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; prerequisite coursework in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, English composition or writing, college-level math, statistics, and upper-level science; 45 hours of observation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Student Body

205
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 1.46%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.37%
Unknown 16.59%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interventions for early and mid-stages of Parkinson's disease, physical therapy for individuals with recurrent lower back pain
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop C244
13121 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO  80045
United States
Contact Margaret Schenkman
Program Director
Email: margaret.schenkman@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-724-9375