Florida Gulf Coast University Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences 10501 FGCU Blvd South Fort Myers FL 33965 United States
Phone+1 239.590.7530
Program Description
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Florida Gulf Coast University, with a cohort of 30 students, is housed within the Marieb College of Health & Human Services. The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to educate exceptional future physical therapists, promote student and faculty scholarship, engage actively in clinical practice and professional service. Graduates of the physical therapy program are mature, critical thinkers prepared for independent practice and leadership, and able to adapt to the changing healthcare environment. Faculty and students contribute to advancement of evidence-based practice in clinical and educational sciences. Excellence in clinical practice and professional service is embedded within the curriculum and community-based activities.

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is a vibrant institution in which a small student-to-faculty ratio and a friendly atmosphere are maintained. FGCU received the 2007 Engaged Campus Award from the Campus Compact and was recognized as the top state university in Florida in its commitment to community engagement. FGCU is located within driving distance of beautiful beaches, natural areas and preserves, including Everglades National Park, and affords residents numerous recreational opportunities.
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
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$200
Additional Information about Deposit
Deposit is credited to first semester tuition upon starting the program.  If accepted and applicant does not start the program, the deposit is not refundable.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
12/23/2020
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
30
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
30
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
80%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
17%
% of INTERNATIONAL (non-U.S/non-Canadian) applicants accepted
3%
Sex
% Male
40%
% Female 
60%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
20%
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3%
% Asian
10%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
7%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
60%
Info
Founded1997
Employees500 to 3000
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