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Midwestern University - Downers Grove Physical Therapy Program
555 31st Street Downers Grove IL 60515 United States
Phone+1 800.458.6253
Phone 2 +1 630.515.7200
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Program Description

Healthcare education is what we do at Midwestern University.  We're an established leader with an exciting vision for the future. Midwestern University offers you solid footing in the sciences, extensive hands-on experience in outstanding clinical rotations, and a compassionate perspective toward your patients.  We are committed to your success.  You'll learn side-by-side with students in other health professions, modeling the team approach to 21st-century healthcare practice.

Midwestern University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program offers a well-designed curriculum, enabling graduates to effectively meet the demands of working in today's healthcare environment.  Students, with support from our experienced expert faculty, develop the knowledge and skills for successful clinical practice and life-long learning.  Our academic faculty and community of clinical educators provide students with a dynamic, supportive, and 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 professionals services across the healthcare continuum, making meaningful contributions to their patients, community, and profession. 

Midwestern University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program provides the foundation for graduates to identify and implement effective solutions to 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 clients, communities, organizations, and the Physical Therapy profession through leadership activities and collaborative efforts within professional education, practice, and research.

We are dedicated to the education and development of our students, faculty, and staff in an environment that encourages learning and personal development.  

Midwestern University.  We're tomorrow's healthcare team.

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

Interviews are offered on campus or remotely utilizing Zoom.

Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$$200
Additional Information about Deposit
Deposit is required by January 16, 2023 to hold a seat in the class and will be applied to first quarter tuition.  
Deposit Refundable?
No
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/16/2023
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$138834
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$138834
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
32%
% Female 
68%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
13%
% Asian
16%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
0%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
71%
% Declining to State 
0%
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
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Founded1995
Employees1 to 25
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