36 months
43700 USD/year
43700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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At Marist College, they educate the Doctor of Physical Therapy students to be theoretically and practically prepared for successful careers as physical therapists. 

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The CAPTE-accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy program from Marist College combines in-depth classroom and laboratory instruction with extensive clinical rotations to create the most comprehensive Doctor of Physical Therapy experience possible.

A Service-Oriented Physical Therapy Program

At Marist, one of our key pillars is our commitment to service, and we integrate this commitment into every academic program we offer. Many of our Doctor of Physical Therapy students focus their doctoral projects on service, looking at unmet needs in the community, or education, teaching about physical and health-related topics to different audiences. Our students even have opportunities to participate in medical mission trips with our experienced faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Human Physiology 
  • Critical Inquiry 
  • Movement Science 
  • Exercise Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to Marist's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is competitive. Each applicant will be evaluated on his/her individual merits. Decisions will be based on academic record, references, GRE score, and an on-campus interview.
  • All students admitted to the Marist DPT Program will be required to have a health screening and criminal background check completed prior to matriculation. Acceptance into and successful completion of the program does not imply or guarantee that the student will be able to obtain state licensure upon graduation.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent institution must be awarded prior to matriculation into the program. A baccalaureate degree is a minimum requirement; therefore, a master's or doctorate-level degree awarded in lieu of a baccalaureate degree will meet this requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 131100 USD for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    43700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 131100 USD for the full programme during 36 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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