Youngstown State University Department of Physical Therapy
1 University Plaza Youngstown OH 44555 United States
Phone+1 330.941.2558
Phone 2 +1 330.941.3227
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Program Description

The Youngstown State University Physical Therapy Program provides a comprehensive and cohesive educational environment for the preparation of physical therapists which emphasizes excellent clinical skills, professionalism and service. 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is an 8-semester, full-time program with four years of pre-professional preparation. The faculty to student ratio allows for excellent student mentorship. The YSU program is one of the most affordable DPT education in the State of Ohio and Western Pennsylvania with state of the art facilities and strong community connections.

General
Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
No
Dual Degrees
Dual-degree programs offered in conjunction with the PT degree
Entry-level DPT/PhD in Health Sciences
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?
No
Deposits
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Yes
Total cumulative deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable?
No
Additional Information about Refunds
Deposit is non-refundable, but it will be applied to the Fall semester tuition bill.  
Due Date of First Required Deposit
01/15/2021
Cost
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
$51450.34
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
$73700.34
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
45
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
38
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
89%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) U.S. applicants accepted
11%
Sex
% Male
63%
% Female 
37%
Race/Ethnicity
% Hispanic 
3%
% Asian
5%
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
8%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
81%
% Two or More Races 
3%
Additional information about the class profile
Program gives preference to applicants who are currently enrolled in or are previous graduates of Youngstown State University.

Total cost of education is based on the 2019-20 tuition rates. Please keep in mind that these rates can change in future years. There could also be minor changes due to curriculum adjustments. The estimated total program cost includes tuition, laboratory/course fees, and transportation fees only and does not include other expenses such as books, supplies, required medical costs and living expenses.

YSU also offers an Affordable Tuition Advantage for students residing in the following counties:  Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; Chautauqua County in New York; and Brooke, Hancock, Marshall and Ohio counties in West Virginia.