St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department
Doctor of Physical Therapy St Ambrose University 1320 W Lombard Davenport IA 52804 United States
Phone+1 563.333.6403
Email pt@sau.edu

"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 mission of the St. Ambrose University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to prepare highly competent physical therapists who have the broad knowledge and skills required for contemporary physical therapist practice. Graduates of the program will be known for their compassionate care, professionalism, and commitment to lifelong learning.    

The faculty members are dedicated to providing students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become integral members of the modern health care team. The DPT program is distinguished by a rich environment of academic excellence, a wide variety of clinical experiences, and a sense of community, respect, and friendship among students, faculty, and staff.    

Courses in the curriculum are taught by physical therapists who are experts in areas such as orthopedics, sports medicine, cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, pediatrics, geriatrics, and wound management. Basic and clinical sciences are supported by faculty members who have strong clinical and academic experience.    

The program is a full time, day time program that spans 2 1/2 years. Each year, 36 students are selected through a competitive application process. See department website for more information about the program. www.sau.edu/pt

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
Institution's Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
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
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
36
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
36
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
22%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
78%
Sex
% Male
39%
% Female 
61%
Race/Ethnicity
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
100%
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