University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Physical Therapy Program
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard UNT Health Science Center Fort Worth TX 76107 United States
Phone+1 817.735.2003
Program Description

Program Mission

Creating solutions for a healthier community by producing highly qualified entry-level doctors of physical therapy, and leading in education, professional services, and research activities.

Program Highlights

A well-rounded education in all aspects of contemporary physical therapy.

The curriculum includes a course in Rural Health and underserved populations and has opportunities for clinical internships in rural areas.

Learning in a research-intensive health science center environment.

A low student-faculty ratio that ensures close contact with and continuous mentoring by physical therapy faculty.

Interdisciplinary education experiences with students in medical school and physician assistant programs at the health science center.

Clinical Experiences

You will have opportunities to learn at various clinical sites across the DFW area and the nation, including opportunities to experience Physical Therapy in other countries, such as Italy and Malawi.

The Department

The Department of Physical Therapy is the second academic department in the new School of Health Professions, joining the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. Both programs prepare students for exciting and satisfying careers that are among the nation's top health professions. Additional health professions programs will be proposed in future years.

General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Dual-degree programs offered in conjunction with the PT degree
DPT/PhD
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?
No
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
46
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
46
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
88%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
11%
% of INTERNATIONAL (non-U.S/non-Canadian) applicants accepted
1%
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Founded2010
Employees1 to 25
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