UConn Entry SignCampus sunset view of rooftopsUConn DPT Classroom space with desksUConn DPT Lab space with mobilization tablesUConn DPT Lab spaceUConn DPT Lab space with RedCord SystemStudent in the Anatomy LabDr. Jeffrey Kinsella-Shaw works with an individual with a stroke

Why Choose Us

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

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How to Apply

  • Review of applications for admission begins annually on November 15th.
  • Classes begin in May of the following year.
  • The deadline for submitting an application is January 15th.


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Our Research

See the latest research facilities and projects from our renowned faculty.

  • Motion Analysis Laboratory
  • Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation (SOAR) Laboratory


Research Facilities



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.

student practices an ultrasound on a classmate while faculty provide guidance