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University of Miami

Department of Physical Therapy

Coral Gables, FL

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University of Miami

Overview

University of Miami / Department of Physical Therapy is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

250
Applied
100
Accepted
40%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline January 5th January 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.43%
Black or African American 7.14%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.43%
Asian 5.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 3
Male (10)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Central pattern generators in SCI balance and vestibular function in children, amputee rehabilitation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
400,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Dr. Sherrill Hayes
Professor and Chair
Email: physicaltherapy@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-4535