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Why Choose Us

  • Ranked #16 by Find the Best.
  • Housed in one of the nation’s top ranked Department of Kinesiology.
  • Outstanding faculty
  • Emphasis on real-world training 
  • We limit class size to cultivate supportive relationships between instructors and students.

How to Apply

Review of applications for admission will begin annually on November 15th with classes beginning in May of the following year. The deadline for submitting an application is January 15th.

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Connecticut is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). CAPTE is located at 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.  Contact information: telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website:http://www.capteonline.org. Please see the program overview to get information about the program and the admissions deadlines.

Graduates may practice in a wide range of settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, public and private schools, private offices, homes, sports medicine centers, and industry. With advanced degrees, physical therapists practice as researchers and educators in college and university settings.