Northern Arizona University

College of Health and Human Sciences

Physical Therapy, D.P.T.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our nationally ranked physical therapy program The physical therapy program is offered in Flagstaff and Phoenix. At Northern Arizona University (NAU), our hands-on, collaborative Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will help you become a well-rounded generalist with an integrated understanding of the field—one that will prepare you for a wide variety of positions upon graduation. Our program is academically rigorous: of the more than 1100 applicants for the 2014 academic year, we accepted 78. Our program requires a serious time commitment, 33 months of full-time study. Successful completion of our competitive, nationally ranked program—and the licensure exam—will give you the qualifications to be a Doctor of Physical Therapy in any of the 50 states and territories. High graduation rate and pass rate on the licensure exam Our program is successful at ensuring that students graduate and perform well on the national licensure exam. Additional information is available on the program statistic page. High pass rate for licensure exam The overall pass rate of our students on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) averages 99.2 percent. The employment rate for our students who have passed the NPTE is 100 percent.


Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 110

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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