College of Health Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees for students entering Fall 2019:​

$15,660 per semester tuition charged over seven (7) semesters.

  • $50/semester registration fee
  • $100/semester technology fee
  • $55/semester parking fee (annual permit available for $100)
  • $75 PT Kit (tools for physical therapy practice)
Additional Expenses
  • Books and supplies (estimated)
    • Year one: $1,000
    • Year two: $500
    • Year three $500
  • Room and Board: Off-Campus
  • Travel: Varies
  • Health Insurance: Varies
  • Screens/checks upon entry: $75

Students will be responsible for expenses associated with various criminal background checks, child abuse clearances and/or drug screens; physical examinations including required titers; and medical insurance. There may be requirements during the program in addition to the ones upon entry to the program.

Students are responsible for the additional costs of travel and housing associated with all their clinical experiences and should plan accordingly.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships and graduate assistantships based on their academic records upon applying for admission to the program. A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. More information.

Request a list of financial aid sources directly from the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314-9902 or go to the APTA website at