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Physical Therapy (DPT) - Costs & Financial Aid

Our lower, fixed tuition means a USciences degree is a proven investment and has proven value for our graduates. Students who enroll in one of our science or healthcare programs will benefit from a lower and fixed tuition and general fee* for the course of their education. They know the full price to earn that degree from the day they begin—no hidden fees or annual tuition increases, unlike other institutions.

* This pricing does not include room and board, health insurance, or any professional, clinical, or transportation fees.

  • This pricing includes a general University fee, which remains consistent throughout the course of your enrollment in your program of study.
  • Additional classes outside your program of study will be charged at current established per credit rate.
  • You can take up to a year away from school without your tuition schedule changing.
  • General scholarships are available including merit, legacy, sibling, and athletic.

Full Tuition and Fee Schedule for Incoming Direct-Entry DPT Students Entering Fall 2021

Direct Entry Physical Therapy, DPT—Tuition and General Fee* Schedule
Students Entering Fall, 2021
Year Tuition/Fee
Year 1 $27,500
Year 2 $27,500
Year 3 $27,500
Year 4 $40,000
Year 5 $40,000
Year 6 $40,000
Total: $202,500

Graduate Professional DPT Fixed Tuition and Fee Schedule* for Students beginning 2021-2022

Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 1
Item Summer 2021
6 credits
Fall 2021
18 credits
Spring 2022
18 credits
Tuition $10,530 $21,062 $21,062
Fees $318 $850 $850
Total $10,848 $21,912

$21,912

Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 1 Total: $54,672
Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 2
Item Fall 2022
20 credits
Winter Int. 2022
4 credits
Spring 2023
19+ credits
Tuition $21,062 $7,020 $21,062
Fees $850 $212 $850
Total $21,912 $7,232

$21,912

Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 2 Total: $51,056

Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 3
Item Summer 2023
8 credits
Fall 2023
13+ credits
Spring 2024
12+ credits
Tuition $14,040 $21,062 $21,062
Fees $424 $850 $850
Total $14,464 $21,912

$21,912

Graduate Professional DPT, Professional Year 3 Total: $58,288

* Based on students progressing in program as expected. Does not include repeated or additional classes. During fall and spring semesters, 12 to 20 credits billed at a flat rate of $21,912.

Additional Information Regarding Clinical Experiences

Students are expected to travel outside of the tri-state area for all of the clinical experiences. Costs incurred for travel, housing, tolls, food, parking, etc. are the responsibility of the student. In addition, students are responsible for health and safety requirements such as fingerprinting, required by most clinical experience sites.  Students may use Federal or Alternative Educational Loan funding to help with the miscellaneous costs related to clinical experiences.  Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information.

Room and Board and Health Insurance Costs

Room, Board and Health Insurance, 2021-2022 Academic Year †
Room Charges (Living and Learning Commons) Semester Year
Single Room $6,994 $13,988
Double Room $5,410 $10,820
Room Charges (Wilson Hall) Semester Year
Single Room $6,439 $12,878
Double Room $5,151 $10,302
Room Charges (Osol Hall) Semester Year
Single Room $4,000 $8,000
Double Room $3,500 $7,000
Board Plans (Residents) Semester Year
11 Meal Plan (11 meals per week + $625 Declining Balance Dollars per semester) $3,278 $6,556
Ultimate 700 (14 meals per week + $700 Declining Balance Dollars per semester) $3,387 $6,774
5 Swipe Meal Plan (5 meals per week + $350 Declining Balance Dollars per semester) $1,446 $2,892
3 Swipe Meal Plan (3 meals per week + $300 Declining Balance Dollars per semester) $964 $1,928
More information about board plan options
Health Insurance Semester Year
University-sponsored student health insurance plan premium ^ --- $2,039
† Room, board and health insurance costs are subject to change annually. 
^ Enrollment required of all half-time and full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage. Amount shown is 2020-21 cost.
The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.

Financial Aid

A USciences education is a long-term investment, and financial aid is the best way to help offset the cost of your degree. From federal grants to scholarships and work-study, there are many forms of aid available.

The first step in acquiring financial aid is to apply, and our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members are here to help you with the process and discuss your aid options.

Click here for all the financial aid information you’ll need to take the next step.