Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to answer the PTCAS optional essay question regarding COVID-19 prior to submitting their application.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is celebrating 80 years of excellence in providing the very finest in physical therapist education. The educational component of one of the country's oldest, most esteemed physical therapy programs, Duke's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program traces its beginnings to a nine-month post-baccalaureate certificate program first offered by the School of Medicine in 1943. Since its inception, our faculty has been dedicated to the well-being and professional development of our students, providing excellence in prevention and care to the communities we serve, and fostering quality research in both clinical and basic sciences. Duke's Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum is a two year and nine-month, full-time integration of clinical and didactic education. This integrated educational experience provides a comprehensive foundation in the science and art of physical therapy, preparing graduates to serve as primary care, evidence-based practitioners. Through excellence in education, clinical practice and research, our program has gained an international reputation and has consistently been ranked as one of the top physical therapist programs in the country.
The $1,000.00 deposit is applied directly to the student's Fall tuition.