Indiana University

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Union Building, Room 518, 620 Union Drive

SL 280

Indianapolis, IN 46202

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy at Indiana University is to demonstrate scholastic excellence in teaching and learning, discover and apply knowledge in research and creative activity, and demonstrate compassionate service in civic engagement. The Department is dedicated to preparing culturally competent autonomous Doctors of Physical Therapy who by their commitment to advance the health and quality of life for all humanity are recognized as leaders among health professionals and the community. Strengths of the IU DPT Program •IU DPT graduates have a 100% pass rate on the PT Board Exam (national average is 88%) •State of the art clinical and basic science research facilities which allow students to engage in ongoing departmental research •Dynamic curriculum that creates a well-prepared entry-level therapist at an affordable price •Nationally recognized graduates, including a 2006 Mary McMillan Award Winner - the most prestigious award given nationally to physical therapy students •Scholarships are available to incoming and current students to recognize outstanding academic achievements, and to support travel to attend professional conferences •Mentoring program is available to assist learning in foundational science courses •Faculty members have secured over $1 Million in funding from National Institutes of Health, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Osteoporosis Foundation, Eli Lilly and Company, and Indiana University to support cutting-edge research •Department faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their clinical and research expertise, supporting our mission to teach therapy techniques that are supported by scientific evidence •Outstanding teaching facilities are continually updated to assist learning in the clinically-based practice pattern courses •Excellent and broad variety of inpatient and outpatient clinical partnerships available in Indiana and throughout the country to facilitate develop clinical skills


The Indianapolis campus of Indiana University is accredited by the Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 102

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $438.35 in state $876.70 out of state USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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