Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program


Tuition and Fees
  2013-2014 Tuition & Fees:
$12,550 Semester (12 - 18 credits)
$950/credits (0 - 11 credits)
  Semester 1
17 credits


  Semester 2
17 credits
  Semester 3
9 credits
  Semester 4
18 credits


  Semester 5
17 credits
  Semester 6
6 credits
  Semester 7
17 credits


  Semester 8
11 credits
  Semester 9
9 credits
  Comprehensive Program Fee
(Excludes text books)


  Graduation Fee   $100  


Please note that tuition and fees are subject to change for 2014-15.

Types of Financial Aid

Alvernia University offers a program of financial assistance that includes grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study opportunities. Our program is designed to provide assistance to students whose personal resources cannot meet the full cost of their education. The Office of Student Financial Planning can help you to both understand and maximize your financial aid. There are several categories of different types of Financial Aid offered at Alvernia. Learn more

Graduation from a physical therapist program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. Alvernia University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from CAPTE. The program submitted an Application for Candidacy on June 1, 2014, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage and underwent an on-site review on July 29-31, 2014. Submission of this document and on-site review does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the professional phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in professional courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation. All students accepted into the charter DPT class of 2018 will be accepted conditionally and graduation will be contingent upon full accreditation status as granted by CAPTE.

doctor of physical therapy (dpt) program

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