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High Point University: Doctor of Physical Therapy


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Program: 3 years (9 semesters ), admits 60 students, and starts in the Summer.

Application: Program admits students on a rolling basis, so apply early. 

In-State Tuition (total): $123,003. This does not include additional fees/costs.

Admission Info:

  • Average GPA: Info not listed
  • Average Prerequisite GPA: Info not listed
  • GRE Scores: Quantitative and Verbal - 40th percentile is competitive; Analytical - Info not listed
  • Average health care experience: 100 hours of volunteer time or paid work in varied PT practice is recommended.
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from a PT and one from a professor required; the third is your choice (not a friend or family member).

Prerequisites:

Pre-requisite courses must have been taken within 7 years of application deadline and no single class can satisfy more than one pre-requisite. Applicants who have more than 2 prerequisites to complete at the time of application will not be considered for admission.

  • Human (preferred) or Vertebrate Anatomy (lecture and lab) - 6 credit hours (UNCW: BIO 201 and BIO/L 240 and BIO/L 241)
  • Biology I and II sequence (lecture and lab) - 8 credit hours (UNCW: BIO 201 and BIO 202)
  • Chemistry I and II sequence (lecture and lab) - 8 credit hours (UNCW: CHM 101 and CHM 102)
  • Physics I and II sequence (lecture and lab) - 8 credit hours (UNCW: PHY/L 101 and PHY/L 102)
  • Statistics (Biostatistics preferred) - 3 credit hours (UNCW: STT 210 or STT 215)
  • Psychology (Abnormal and Developmental Psychology recommended) - 6 credit hours (UNCW: PSY 223 and PSY 247)
  • English Composition/Writing - 3 credit hours (UNCW: ENG 101 or ENG 103)

UNCW course recommendations: Student must verify the correct coursework needed for each program.