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DPT Application Opens July 1

The application cycle is currently closed for Fall 2017.  TWU's DPT application opens July 1, 2017 for the Entry program beginning in Fall 2018. It is a 2-step process and we use PTCAS
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Application Deadlines for Fall 2018

  • July 1, 2017- Begin accepting applications for Fall 2018
  • Final deadline is now October 16, 2017 (CST 11:00 PM) 
  • December 15, 2017 - Target date for notifying accepted students
  • January 30, 2018 - Target date for notifying Alternates

Minority Grant

Dr. Alex Ortiz and Dr. Wayne Brewer (physical therapy, Houston) have been awarded $160,000 from the  Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for their project, "Selecting Under-Represented Cohorts and Creating Enhancement of Skills and Scholastic Achievement in Physical Therapy (SUCCESS-PT)."  The purpose of the project is to increase the percentage of under-represented minorities in TWU's physical therapy program.

Fall 2015 Physical Therapy Rankings Announced

TWU PT program ranks #2

Graduate Programs is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 Physical Therapy Grad Rankings according to students, enumerating the best graduate programs in the country based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on

Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and September 30, 2015, encompass reviews posted by more than 70,000 students participating in over 1.600 graduate programs nationwide.  Ratings are based on a 10 star system (with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best).

For specific rankings, please click on the Physical Therapy Rankings page. TWU's Physical Therapy ranks #2.

Dr. Charity Maqueda talks about the opportunities that TWU PT offers

 TWU Physical Therapy Facebook badge and link.

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

Course Rotation (pdf)

School of PT has identified 5 DPT Graduate Outcomes that prepare our students to be good physical therapists.

Essential Functions (pdf) describe the program's expectations of its PT students and provides some contact information.

18 Doctoral Characteristics