Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Program in Physical Therapy
Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy 200 First Street SW Rochester MN 55905 United States
Phone+1 507.284.2054
Program Description
The Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program in Rochester, MN, is a 33-month, entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program that prepares students for a career as a physical therapist. The program is committed to educating students to become knowledgeable and skillful physical therapists who embrace high ethical and professional standards.

Graduates from the program will be:

• Skilled in screening, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and prevention of disorders or conditions impairing movement, function and health.

• Capable of assuming responsibility for independent judgment in making sound decisions regarding patient management.

• Prepared to care for patients with varying conditions and in diverse health-care settings.

• Able to practice both independently and collaboratively in a multicultural society.

• Ready to assume the multifaceted roles of an active professional, including practitioner, educator, researcher, consultant, administrator, collaborator, advocate and lifelong learner.

• Qualified to promote the advancement of physical therapy through practice, education and research.

Physical Therapy Program faculty members encourage students to commit to ongoing self-evaluation in their professional and personal development. Students will be trained as both a physical therapy consumer and practitioner, able to contribute to the field of physical therapy. Students will become a service-oriented professional who practices within the ethical and legal scope of current physical therapy practice.

The Physical Therapy Program curriculum follows a traditional model that embraces evidence-based physical therapy practice. It includes a strong clinical education component to give students the necessary breadth and depth to achieve proficiency in professional skills.
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
We use behavioral interviews; additional information can be found here:
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$500
Additional Information about Deposit
The application deposit for accepted applicants is applied to the first semester tuition and is non-refundable.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$102734
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$102734
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
28
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
28
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
39%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
61%
Sex
% Male
39%
% Female 
61%
Race/Ethnicity
% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3%
% Asian
11%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
86%
Info
Founded1937
Employeesmore than 3000
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