Doctor of Physical Therapy Cohort #1 - Beginning Summer 2012 
 

The University of Saint Mary's graduate and professional programs are competitively priced and a great value. Our financial aid packages are designed to help you easily manage education expenses. Financial aid packages are based on the university's analysis of student need as determined by processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
 

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aid
All figures are estimates and subject to change.
 

Estimated Direct Cost of Attendance

 

SUMMER

FALL

SPRING

Tuition

$24,180

$4,836

$9,672

$9,672

Estimated Fees (Based on a 3-year Average)

463

93

185

185

Books (Estimated based on 3 yr average)

1,568

314

627

627

Supplies (Lab attire & equipment)

400

80

160

160

 

$26,211

$5,242

$10,484

$10,484

Estimated Indirect Cost of Attendance

 

 

 

 

Housing (Room & Grocery) Allowance

$12,590

$2,518

$5,036

$5,036

Miscellaneous (personal expenses)

1,395

365

515

515

Transportation

1,115

225

445

445

 

$15,100

$3,108

$5,996

$5,996

 

 

 

 

 

Estimated Direct & Indirect Cost of Attendance

$41,311

$8,350

$16,480

$16,480

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Aid Option #1 (Borrow up to Direct Cost)

 

 

 

 

Direct Stafford Loan*

$20,500

$4,100

$8,200

$8,200

Direct PLUS** or Private Loan***

5,711

1,142

2,284

2,284

 

$26,211

$5,242

$10,484

$10,484

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Aid Option #2 (Borrow up to Direct & Indirect Cost)

 

 

 

 

Direct Stafford Loan*

$20,500

$4,100

$8,200

$8,200

Direct PLUS** or Private Loan***

20,811

4,250

8,280

8,280

 

$41,311

$8,350

$16,480

$16,480


Effective May 2, 2012, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saint Mary has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidacy is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation.
 
USM DPT Program Student Outcomes 
(As of May 2012)
 
1.      Graduation Rate: The program earned Candidacy in May of 2012.  We will not be able to post a graduation rate until May of 2015, when we anticipate graduating our first class of students.
 
2.      Licensure Examination Pass Rate:  The program earned Candidacy in May of 2012. We will not be able to post a licensure examination pass rate until 2015, when we anticipate receiving that information from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.
 
3.      Employment Rate:  The program earned Candidacy in May of 2012. We will not be able to post an employment rate until late in 2015, approximately 6 months after graduation.