Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
3200 S. University Dr. Physical Therapy Department - 2nd Floor Terry Building Fort Lauderdale FL 33328 United States
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Program Description

The Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is a campus-based program located in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Ft. Lauderdale. 

The 3-year program includes 34 weeks of full time clinical training. Student-learning experiences occur in a combination of traditional instruction, case-based interactive learning, and clinical lab skills training. Clinical education training begins in the fall semester of year one. Students are admitted in the summer semester and graduates are awarded a DPT degree upon satisfactory completion of all requirements.

Faculty and students are committed to active participation in the profession, scholarship and service. Students are exposed to serving community populations, including the medically under-served and uninsured, through service learning and clinical education experiences. 

NSU's entry-level DPT program in Fort Lauderdale offers the following:

* A fully accredited PT program
* A low faculty to student ratio
* Qualified and experienced PT faculty
* A multicultural faculty
* Clinical education experiences throughout the curriculum
* An opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration
* Modern, state-of-the-art, and technologically advanced facilities
* Located on a beautiful campus in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Additional Information about Deposit
* The deposit includes an Acceptance fee of $500 and  Deposit Fee of $500 for a total of $1000.

* Acceptance Fee - $500.00: This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant's place in the entering  first-year class. 

* Deposit Fee - $500.00: This fee is due by March 30 and is under the same terms as the acceptance fee. 
Deposit Refundable?
Additional Information about Refunds
All fees and deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
This payment will be deducted from the tuition payment due on registration day but in non-refundable if the event of withdrawal. 
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution Yes
Minority-Serving Institution
Asian America and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI)
Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)