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Augusta University Department of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy Augusta University Health Sciences Building (EC-1304), 987 St. Sebastian Way Augusta GA 30912 United States
Phone+1 706.721.2141
Phone 2 +1 706.721.2144
Public
CAPTE Accredited
Program Description

As a public institution dedicated to the discovery, dissemination, and application of scientific knowledge, Augusta University (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University and Georgia Regents University) values leadership, social responsibility, compassion, diversity, professionalism, and excellence. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is designed to challenge talented and ambitious learners to grow into reflective physical therapy practitioners. The Department of Physical Therapy is housed in state of the art teaching and research facilities including a human movement science laboratory, and cardiovascular health and wellness laboratory. Each graduate completes a scholarly project and presents the results and conclusions of the study. 

The program requires 36 months (9 consecutive semesters) of full-time study. A new class of 40 students enters in May of each year. Classes are scheduled in a traditional weekday format at the main campus in Augusta. Graduation occurs in May. 

Over 95% of admitted students graduate from the program. 100% of program graduates pass the licensure exam, with 97.2% doing so on their first attempt (3 year average).

General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
No
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Yes
Additional information about interviews

Invitations for interviews are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis to applicants that meet our admission criteria.

Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$500
Additional Information about Deposit
The deposit is non-refundable.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2023
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$50747
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$125345
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
40
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
40
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
86%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
14%
Sex
% Male
67%
% Female 
33%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
2%
% Asian
17%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
2%
% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
79%
% Two or More Races 
0%
% Declining to State 
0%
Additional information about the class profile
Augusta University is a publicly funded institution.
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
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