209 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1383
Fax: (815) 753-0720
NIU's Physical Therapy program is dedicated to educating individuals who can function as inquiring, well-rounded, entry-level therapists capable of providing optimum care in a sophisticated and changing health care environment. The Program:
Graduates of the D.P.T. program must pass the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) in order to work/practice as a physical therapist in the United States. Information may be found at this link: https://www.fsbpt.org/ExamCandidates/NationalExam(NPTE).aspx.
|Graduation Year||Graduation Rate||Ultimate License Examination Pass Rate||Employment Rate*|
|2014||100%||85% (to date)||100%|
*Employed as a PT within 6 months of passing licensing exam.
Applications for Fall 2015 admission will be available in July, 2014. The deadline for Fall 2015 admission is October 15, 2014. With the exception of the GRE scores, all application documents (application, references, goal statement and non-NIU transcripts, documentation of hours) must be received by the October 15th deadline. Applications incomplete as of the deadline will not be reviewed.
Please be sure to address the topics listed in your goal statement.
*Please note that prices may change or vary and are subject to the pricing policies of outside vendors used for these services
The program in Physical Therapy at Northern Illinois University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virgina, 22314; telephone 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org
Information regarding accreditation can be found at CAPTE website.