Midwestern University - Downers Grove Physical Therapy Program
Admissions Department Midwestern University 555 31st Street Downers Grove IL 60515 United States
Phone+1 800.458.6253
Phone 2 +1 630.515.7200
Program Description
Midwestern University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers a well-designed curriculum, enabling graduates to effectively and successfully meet the demands of working in today's health care community. Students and faculty form partnerships while developing the skills necessary for clinical practice and life-long learning. Our faculty bring with them a wealth of experience in physical therapy, and with the support of the clinical community, provide students with a dynamic, state-of-the-art professional education.

The focus of the full-time, 34-month professional program is the preparation of entry-level, generalist physical therapists who are able to provide competent, skilled professional services in a wide range of community and institutional practice settings that require independent judgment and self-sufficiency. The program provides opportunities for students from a variety of health care professions to work together and build collaborative relationships.

MWU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program prepares entry-level practitioners to provide physical therapy services in a variety of community and institutional practice settings that require independent judgment, leadership, and self-directed practice. The program provides the foundation for graduates to identify and contribute to effective solutions to the major, emergent health issues of our society and to contribute to the academic and clinical education of future practitioners. MWU DPT graduates are prepared to make valuable, ongoing contributions to their communities, healthcare, and the Physical Therapy profession through leadership activities and collaborative efforts within professional education, practice, and research.
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 required by January 15, 2020 to hold a seat in the class and will be applied to first quarter tuition.  
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2020
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
56
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
56
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
79%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
21%
Sex
% Male
18%
% Female 
82%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
2%
% Asian
11%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
2%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
85%
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