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Transcript of University of Florida

niversity of

Gainesville, Florida
Presentation by: Evan Reilly & Danielle Stanley
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Professions


Work Cited

In 2011 over 700 applications

Accepted up to 70 new students each fall

The annual tuition and fees for the DPT program is currently $22,568.04 for an in-state student

 $31,808.04 for a student categorized as a non-Florida resident

Important Information to Consider

Job Placement Success

The curriculum is an eight (8)-semester

4 years

32 weeks of full-time clinical internship and several weeks of integrated part-time clinical experiences

The students are awarded the DPT degree after completing 112 credit hours of professional course work.

Internships/Clinical Rotations

A. Two semesters of General Biology with labs (Botany courses are not acceptable) AND one semester of Human Physiology with lab (Exercise Physiology is not acceptable)

B. One semester of General Biology with lab (Botany courses are not acceptable) AND two semesters of Human Anatomy and Physiology with labs

C. One semester of General Biology with lab (Botany courses are not acceptable), AND one semester of Anatomy with lab AND one semester of Human Physiology with lab (Exercise Physiology is not acceptable)

Five out of the ten courses must be completed by the end of the summer before submitting your application

Biology Continued

Chemistry – General College Chemistry I and II with labs

Physics – General College Physics I and II with labs

Psychology – Two semesters of psychology including General Psychology and one additional psychology course

- Suggested courses include Developmental Psychology, Child Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, or Psychology of Disability

Statistics – One semester of Introductory Statistics

Biology- (One of the following three sequences should be met)

Required Classes

Our average admitted GRE scores vary by class

The average is about 1180

Minimum scores of 146 on the verbal portion

144 on the quantitative portion

3.5 on the analytical writing portion

If the exam is taken more than once, the highest overall combined test performance is taken into consideration



Depends on incoming class

Average GPA is about a 3.8 to 3.65

3.0 overall for all credits after you attained 60 credit hours

Junior and Senior year


Only Fall applications ONLY

Everything must be submitted by November 1st of the year prior to your entry term

Applications are ONLY accepted once a year

Admitted students begin the program the following fall semester

PTCAS Application status updated

Admission Timeline

All necessary forms can be found at the PTCAS website

All Transcripts

Letters of Recommendation
-One from someone practicing in the field of physical therapy
-One from someone who can speak to your academic ability
-One from someone who can speak to your character

Completed PTCAS Application

TOEFL & Foreign Transcript Evaluation (if required)

Observation Hours MUST be completed AND verified (40)
-minimum of 10 hours in inpatient, outpatient, and specialty

GRE Scores

Personal interview may be required

Admission Requirements

The program was established in 1958 to educate physical therapists at the undergraduate level

In 1997 the program was approved to offer the Entry-Level MPT program

In March 2005, the Florida Board of Governors approved the Entry-Level DPT program

The Department is ranked fourth in the nation for AAU (Association of American Universities) Public Universities by U.S. News and World Report.


Doctor of Physical Therapy

Masters in Occupational Therapy

Joint Degree

Physician Assistant

Accredited by the The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Degree Programs

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