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East Carolina University Department of Physical Therapy
2150 West 5th Street 2410 Health Sciences Bldg ECU Mailstop 668 - Dept. of Physical Therapy Greenville NC 27834 United States
Phone+1 252.744.6239
Public
CAPTE Accredited
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Program Description

East Carolina University's Department of Physical Therapy is committed to entry-level PT education, cutting edge research, and engaged service to the institution, community and profession. For more than 50 years, we have successfully prepared physical therapists to serve North Carolina and beyond. Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program encompasses 106 semester hours of professional education that spans three years and includes 32 weeks of integrated full-time clinical education.

 

Why choose ECU DPT? 

What our students tell us....

  • Established accredited program (founded in 1970) with consistent excellent outcomes
  • Excellent value/low cost
  • 100% pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam
  • Small class size
  • Engaged service and leadership opportunities
  • Integrated clinical experience beginning in the 1st year
  • Pro-bono Student-Run Clinic
  • Faculty Physical Therapy Clinic that supports student learning
  • Close collaboration with ECU Health hospital system
  • Approachable faculty
  • Courses taught by faculty experts in a variety of clinical and research areas

 

We examine both cognitive and non-cognitive measures in determining acceptance, including applicants' life experiences, personal attributes, connection to ECU, NC and/or Eastern North Carolina. Be sure to completely fill out all sections of your application to provide the admissions committee with a thorough understanding of who you are. 

For more information, please go to: https://pt.ecu.edu

 

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
Selected applicants will be required to attend a face to face interview. Interviews are typically conducted in November.
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$500
Additional Information about Deposit
This nonrefundable deposit secures a seat for the applicant offered admission. When applicant matriculates to the program this deposit will be applied to their first semester tuition.
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
$43355.00
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$102514.00
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
30
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
32
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
97%
% of WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) applicants accepted
0%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
3%
% of CANADIAN applicants accepted
0%
% of INTERNATIONAL (non-U.S/non-Canadian) applicants accepted
0%
Sex
% Male
16%
% Female 
84%
% Declining to State
0%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
6%
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
% Asian
0%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
6%
% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
88%
% Two or More Races 
0%
% Declining to State 
0%
Additional information about the class profile
The program gives strong preference to North Carolina residents.
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
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Founded1970
Employees1 to 25
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