Tuition & Expenses

Tuition and expenses for the following fall’s entering class are announced each spring. Tuition and expenses for students entering in the Fall 2023 semester are as follows:

  • $22,918 per academic semester (for five semesters)
  • $3,748 – $5,622 per clinical education segment (for four segments)
  • $23,000 per year for estimated variable costs (i.e. living expenses, books, etc.)

2022-2023 DPT Student Financial Fact Sheet

Information about financial aid is included in the admittance packet. We encourage students to seek external sources of financial support through the American Physical Therapy Association and by using resources like


The Program in Physical Therapy awards over $500,000 in scholarships each year. Merit-based scholarships are awarded each year based on applicants’ personal and academic accomplishments. These awards require DPT applications to be submitted via PTCAS by December 1. Need-based financial aid comprises both scholarships and loans. Need-based financial aid is available for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Additional scholarships are awarded based on essay submissions. Additional information about scholarships is included in the admittance packet.

We encourage applicants to complete all essays in the application as they are used to award several scholarships. Please be mindful of the December 1 deadline for some of these awards.


In addition to the scholarships above, we offer competitive research assistantship positions developed to provide students with valuable research and professional experience while helping to cover educational expenses.