University of New England

Physical Therapy Department

Doctor of Physical Therapy


716 Stevens Avenue

Portland, ME 04103

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The University of New England's DPT program offers students an outstanding accredited, entry-level professional doctorate program within a department that has earned a national reputation of excellence since its founding in 1980.

• The department takes pride in its friendly, student-oriented personal approach, which is reflected in a small student-to-faculty ratio. Faculty members are accessible, and people at this small university on the coast of southern Maine know each other's names.  
• The DPT program is three calendar years (8 semesters) in length and includes a combination of classroom course work, laboratory experiences, and clinical practicum experiences.
• The DPT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education*
• The DPT program is one of eight academic programs located together within the College of Health Professions on the Portland Campus.  The team-oriented focus of the College provides opportunities for students and faculty from all programs to interact, learn together, and collaborate in promoting the College's philosophy of interdisciplinary health and wellness.  DPT Students graduate with more than a degree; they graduate with an invaluable, interdisciplinary experience well-suited for 21st century health care.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

International Student Requirements:

International student applicants must apply through UNE's online application. In addition, all international transcripts must be evaluated for grade and degree equivalency to that of coursework and degree earned at a US REGIONALLY accredited institution. International applicants should access UNE's website at to review ALL requirements for international applicants.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 103

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1154 USD

In State Tuition (per year): $33,150 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $33,150 USD

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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