Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2024) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Baylor University One Bear Place #97264 Waco TX 76798-7264 United States
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Program Description

We offer an innovative DPT program that allows completion of your degree requirements in two years. Our blended learning format combines best practices in distance education, on-campus lab immersion sessions, and clinical education experiences to prepare you as a future Doctor of Physical Therapy and servant leader in this vital profession. 

We will deliver a DPT program that embraces the core values of the Baylor University and the physical therapy profession.

The mission of the Baylor University Doctor of Physical Therapy program is to advance societal health through innovative education, connection, inquiry, and leadership in physical therapy.

Our vision is to be a nationally recognized leader in innovative, inclusive, and transformative physical therapy education & practice.

Please join us for one of our monthly webinars, as we discuss the details of our unique program. You can register for the webinar at the following link:

Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Additional information about interviews

The Admissions Committee will select and invite the most qualified applicants for an interview. All interviews are conducted using a web-based platform called Kira Talent.  Applicants record their responses to a series of interview questions for review by the DPT Admissions Committee. Applicants must have a computer with webcam and internet service to complete this interview. 

Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Additional Information about Deposit
This non-refundable deposit will be applied directly toward your tuition and fees when matriculating into the program.
Deposit Refundable?
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
% of students from IN-STATE
% of students from OUT-OF-STATE
% Male
% Female 
Additional information about the class profile
The DPT Admissions Committee and faculty will review all completed applications (i.e., application and all supporting materials received) in the order of receipt. Applicants are evaluated based on the following items: cumulative GPA, pre-requisite GPA, GRE verbal percentile rank, GRE quantitative percentile rank, references, and personal essay.

Other factors considered, but not required: relevant work experience, observation hours, and prior military experience.

The DPT admissions committee will use this evaluative process to ensure nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all applicants. 
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No