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Marist College - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
3399 North Road Poughkeepsie NY 12601 United States
Phone+1 845.575.3484
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Latest Updates
  • PostedMonday, March 14, 2022 at 11:26 AM
    For students applying for our January 2023 cohort, we have updated our admission requirements. We no longer require the GRE, all prerequisite course grades must now be a "C" or better and we are requiring 40 observation hours at the time of your application. We are taking applications now for a January 2023 start date. If you are interested, we are hosting a Virtual Information Session on Wednesday, April 13th at 6pm EST. Please sign up on our website or e-mail us at: graduate@marist.edu https://www.marist.edu/science/doctor-physical-therapy/admission
    For students applying for our January 2023 cohort, we have updated our admission requirements. We no longer require the GRE, all prerequisite course grades must now be a "C" or better and we are requiring 40 observation hours at the time of your application. We are taking applications now for a January 2023 start date. If you are interested, we are hosting a Virtual Information Session on Wednesday, April 13th at 6pm EST. Please sign up on our website or e-mail us at: graduate@marist.edu https://www.marist.edu/science/doctor-physical-therapy/admission
  • PostedWednesday, February 17, 2021 at 9:48 AM
    In November 2020, Marist's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program was granted "Accreditation" status for five years by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Five-year accreditation is the maximum period granted to a new DPT program.
    
    We are currently taking applications in PTCAS for a January 2022 start date. Please join us for our next Virtual Information Session  on Tuesday, March 9th at 6pm EST. You can sign up here: https://www.marist.edu/science/doctor-physical-therapy/info-sessions.
    
    Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions. We look forward to speaking with you and can be reached at graduate@marist.edu or (845) 575-3484.
    
    Doctor of Physical Therapy Information Sessions - Marist College
    Marist College is a highly selective comprehensive liberal arts institution noted for its leadership in the use of technology in and out of the classroom.
    www.marist.edu
    In November 2020, Marist's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program was granted "Accreditation" status for five years by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Five-year accreditation is the maximum period granted to a new DPT program.
    
    We are currently taking applications in PTCAS for a January 2022 start date. Please join us for our next Virtual Information Session  on Tuesday, March 9th at 6pm EST. You can sign up here: https://www.marist.edu/science/doctor-physical-therapy/info-sessions.
    
    Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions. We look forward to speaking with you and can be reached at graduate@marist.edu or (845) 575-3484.
    
    Doctor of Physical Therapy Information Sessions - Marist College
    Marist College is a highly selective comprehensive liberal arts institution noted for its leadership in the use of technology in and out of the classroom.
    www.marist.edu
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"This page is intended for college transfer students and graduates ONLY. High school students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the guaranteed freshman-entry program. Do not apply using PTCAS."

Program Description

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is a full-time, 36 -month, 115 credit program designed to prepare students for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and for successful careers as Doctors of Physical Therapy.

The program consists of 36 months of didactic and clinical work. Students will merge hands-on skills, ethical care, clinical judgment, and critical inquiry to promote optimal functioning of current and future clients throughout their lifespan. The clinical phase offers four 8 to 10 week full-time rotations.

DISTINCTIVENESS

The DPT Program will instill the importance of providing advocacy and service to the profession as well as to local and global communities.

The Physical Therapy facility is self-contained with high-tech classrooms, a Physical Therapy lab, and a suite of simulation labs including trauma, surgery, and traditional examination rooms. In addition, the facility has a full gross anatomy laboratory that will support the learning experience.

General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Yes
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
$1500
Additional Information about Deposit
A non-refundable $1,500 deposit is required upon acceptance to the Program.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Yes
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$131585
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$131585
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
42
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
32
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
53.13%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
46.87%
Sex
% Male
50%
% Female 
50%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
9.38%
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
% Asian
15.63%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
6.25%
% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
59.38%
% Two or More Races 
6.25%
% Declining to State 
3.13%
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
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