University of Alabama at Birmingham Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
1716 9th Avenue South SHPB 375 Birmingham AL 35233 United States
Phone+1 205.934.4363
Program Description
The mission of The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to prepare physical therapists who are evidence-based practitioners with the skills, knowledge and behaviors to deliver value-based physical therapy services, consultation, education, critical inquiry and administration, with a primary focus on clinical practice involving diverse populations

Satisfactory performance in the experiences provided in the UAB DPT Program prepares the student (graduate) to:

1. Deliver value-based and consumer-centered patient/client management to diverse populations to optimize movement, function and health.

2. Abide by national and state regulatory and legal standards and adhere to the core values and ethical principles adopted by the American
Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

3. Engage in inter-professional collaborative practice by effectively educating, communicating and partnering with consumers, peers, other
healthcare and non-healthcare providers, regulatory agencies, third-party payers, and other stakeholders.

4. Critically appraise the literature and other resources to guide evidence-based physical therapy practice.

5. Influence the ever-changing health care landscape through personal leadership, advocacy, life-long learning in the clinic, community,
professional organizations and society.
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
$500
Additional Information about Deposit
Each accepted student must pay the non-refundable deposit, which will be credited to the student's tuition for the DPT program.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
02/06/2021
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
50
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
54
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
71%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
29%
Sex
% Male
48%
% Female 
52%
Race/Ethnicity
% Asian
2%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
17%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
81%
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