Youngstown State University Physical Therapy Program
1 University Plaza Youngstown OH 44555 United States
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    A reminder on submitting GRE scores:
    Applicants MUST submit GRE scores to the YSU PTCAS code 0314. This will ensure your scores are present on your PTCAS application for review. Please note this differs from the general YSU code. When selecting the school in the ETS system, please select the Youngstown State listing with "PTCAS" in the school name.

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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.

Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
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?
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Deposit Refundable?
Additional Information about Refunds
Deposit is non-refundable, but it will be applied to the Fall semester tuition bill.  
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Additional information about rolling deposits
For offers made after January 15th, deposits will be due 2 weeks after offer is made.  
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
% of students from IN-STATE
% of students from OUT-OF-STATE
% Male
% Female 
% Hispanic 
% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin) 
% Two or More Races 
Additional information about the class profile
Program gives preference to applicants who are currently enrolled in or are previous graduates of Youngstown State University.

Youngstown State University significantly reduced the surcharge for out of state tuition, and for all students the cost is very affordable.  

Total cost of education is based on the 2021-22 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.
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No