How long does it take to hear back from PT school?
PTCAS processing may take up to 45 weeks once all required materials are received.
How hard is it to get into DPT school?
PT school is not easy. Many schools choose only 30 students from over 200 to 600 applicants. You need to find ways to gain experience and work hard in order to be accepted into a physical therapy graduate program. Programs are typically looking for around 100 observational hours in a variety of settings.
Is studying physical therapy hard?
Getting into a PT school is challenging, the program takes hard work, and you must pass a licensing exam BUT once you are a PT, it’s the greatest job in the world.
How long does it take to be a DPT?
Do PTs make good money?
The average physical therapist salary is around $88,000. But how does that compare to the average college graduate without an advanced degree? According to the BLS, the average wage for a college graduate is right around $70,000 a year. On average, D.P.T.s earn an extra $18,000 in annual income.