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Winston-Salem University: Doctor of Physical Therapy


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Program: 3 years (9 semesters consisting of 122 credit hours), admits 26-30 students, and starts in January.

Application: Deadline is Jan. 16th (early offers, but not early decision - apply early)

In-State Tuition (total): $47,139. This does not include additional costs/fees ($11,034).

Admission Info:

  • Average GPA: 3.56
  • Average Prerequisite GPA: Info not listed
  • Average GRE Scores: Quantitative and Verbal - 306; Analytical - Info not listed
  • Health care experience: 50 hours required, 100 hours preferred (in 2-4 areas). 
  • Three letters of recommendation: 1 from PT, 1 from faculty member, and 1 other.

Prerequisites:

  • General Psychology (UNCW: PSY 105)
  • Social or Behavioral Science (2 courses) (UNCW: PSY 105 and PSY 247 are common)
  • Statistics (UNCW: STT 210 or STT 215)
  • Biology I Lecture and Lab (UNCW: BIO/L 201)
  • Upper level Biology Lecture and Lab (UNCW: Possibly EXS/L 320)
  • Chemistry I and II Lecture and Lab (UNCW: CHM 101 and CHM 102)
  • Physics I and II Lecture and Lab (PHY/L 101 and PHY/L 102)
  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II Lecture and Lab (UNCW: BIO/L 240 and BIO/L 241)

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