Physical Therapy

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Our mission is to integrate education, research, and clinical practice to provide sound professional preparation in order to graduate physical therapists who are competent, compassionate, and ethical and who will serve their patients/clients and communities through the practice of quality, evidence-based physical therapy.

OUR VISION

The University of Jamestown Physical Therapy program will create an environment of critical thinking and innovation to:

  • Enhance the student experience and learning opportunities
  • Promote excellence in evidence-based practice and clinical research
  • Promote community health and wellness

  • Location: 4190 26th Avenue South, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Training: A wide variety of clinical affiliations
  • Credits: 118 credits of classroom and clinical instruction

LICENSURE AND OTHER INFORMATION

The Physical Therapy Program is a residential program. Students must attend classes in person at the Fargo campus.

  • Students who graduate from the physical therapy program at the University of Jamestown are able to obtain licensure in all 50 states within the United States. Thus, the Physical Therapy Program meets the licensure requirements in any state where a student wishes to obtain licensure.
  • The Physical Therapy Program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), a national accrediting body. Students who graduate from the physical therapy program take a National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), which is regulated by a national licensing authority in physical therapy, the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). The FSBPT performs regulatory functions in accordance with accepted statutes.
  • University of Jamestown Physical Therapy Program is an NC-SARA participant. This participation allows for effective and efficient reciprocal state-level education. This agreement allows students to travel to other NC-SARA states for clinical experiences.
  • Relevant State Licensing Requirements

How to ApplyAccreditation Curriculum Catalog

Tuition and Cost

Basic tuition does not cover APTA membership, ExamSoft, EXXAT, technology, background check, clinical education fees or the items listed below. Affiliation requirements, transportation and housing related to clinical practicums/internship varies dependent on clinical education site location. Some require drug screening, fingerprinting or other testing.

1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year
Tuition $30,530
43 credits ($710/cr)
$30,530
43 credits ($710/cr)
$22,720
33 credits ($710/cr)
Fees $515 $515 $515
Room and Board* $14,500 $14,500 $10,800
Books & Supplies* $2,100 $2,100 $1,400
Transportation* $2,250 $2,250 $1,500
Miscellaneous* $2,250 $2,250 $1,500
Subtotal $52,115 $52,115 $38,405
*estimated costs based on student surveys

Graduate Outcomes

  • Graduation Rate:  100%
  • First-Time National PT Exam Pass Rate:  81%
  • Ultimate National PT Exam Pass Rate:  92%
  • Employment Rate:  100%
  • Graduation Rate:  100%
  • First-Time National PT Exam Pass Rate:  92%
  • Ultimate National PT Exam Pass Rate:  97%
  • Employment Rate:  100%
  • Graduation Rate:  97%
  • First-Time National PT Exam Pass Rate:  89%
  • Ultimate National PT Exam Pass Rate:  -%
  • Employment Rate:  -%
  • Graduation Rate:  99%*
  • First-Time National PT Exam Pass Rate:  90%*
  • Ultimate National PT Exam Pass Rate:  94%**
  • Employment Rate:  100%**

*calculated using Class of 2020 and 2021 outcome data
**calculated using Class of 2019 and 2020 outcome data

DPT Faculty

Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.

Financial Aid

Assistance is available