Tuition, Fees & Expenses

Tuition and Fees

Tuition* and Fees for students entering Fall 2014:

  • $28,600 (Fall and Spring combined)
  • $14,300 (Summer Session)
  • $79/semester (Technology Fee Fee)
  • $190/academic year (Registration, Parking Fee)
  • $80 PT Kit (tools for physical therapy practice)

*$14,300 per semester tuition charged over seven (7) semesters. Computer Service is $78 per semester over seven semesters.

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

Click here for information on scholarships, graduate assistantships and guaranteed student loans.

Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships and graduate assistantships based on their academic records upon applying for admission to the program. For information on scholarships, graduate assistantships and student loans, see “Financial Aid” in the Graduate Academic Policies section of this catalog and the Financial Aid section of the website at

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


A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. For more information, contact Anne Leonard in the Office of Graduate Studies.


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