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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 60
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

658
Applied
124
Accepted
62
Enrolled
19%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$108,810
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

193
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.73%
Black or African American 4.15%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.07%
Unknown 5.18%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 16
Male (20)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inspiratory muscle training in healthy on special populations; neuroplasticity and brain health; mobile health and wearable movement and activity; movement and motor control in neurologiscensors disease and disorders; sports and performance outcomes prediction of return to work and play
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
574,000

Location & Contact

Address 5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
5th floor
Coral Gables, FL  33146
United States
Contact Dr. Neva Jillaine Kiek-Sanchez
Assoc. Professor and Chair
Email: nkirksanchez@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-4690

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