Physical Therapy School Category: Physical Therapy Programs
General Program Description
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The program includes one full-time 8-week clinical affiliation, one part-time clinical affiliation two times per week for 15 weeks and two 12 week affiliations for a total of 38 weeks. A variety of experiences are available throughout the United States.
Program core faculty consists of 12 full time and four part-time faculty members. This includes three Academic Coordinators for Clinical Education. Ten of the twelve full time faculty have PhD or EdD degrees. Program faculty also includes 7 adjunct faculty members who teach more than 50% of a course and 30 additional adjunct faculty members who assist in laboratory work.
The total enrollment at the University is 27,000, with a ratio of 49% men to 51% women. The physical therapy program has an enrollment of 65 students each year. Students with baccalaureate degrees from any accredited College or University may apply to the program. Currently there is a total of 154 students in the physical therapy program.
Applications are accepted from August to December 15. Prerequisite course work includes a baccalaureate degree including 8 credits of biology, chemistry, and physics (for science majors and including lab sessions); 3 credits of human or mammalian physiology or 8 credits of anatomy and physiology; 9 credits of arts and humanities; 9 credits of social and behavioral sciences; 3 credits of English composition; and 3 credits of statistics. A minimum overall and science gpa of 3.00 is preferred on a 4.0 scale. In addition, applicants must complete a minimum of 100 hours of experience in physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist, take the Graduate Record Examination and achieve certification in CPR and first aide. Interviews are held between November and March. The most recent class of admitted students had an average GPA of 3.45 and a gender distribution of 43 females and 22 males.
No outcome information provided by the program.
Tuition, fees and financial aid
For the academic year 2010-2011, tuition is $7,550 per semester for in-state students, and $13,315 per semester for out-of-state students. Summer tuition is $629 per credit for NYS and $1110 per credit for out-of-state residents. Approximately 80% of the students receive some type of financial aid. Please contact the Office of Student Services for additional financial aid assistance 631-444-2111.
Stony Brook is located 60 miles east of Manhattan on the north shore of Long Island. The University maintains a 480-bed teaching hospital, a Long Island State Veterans Home, and a five-theater performing arts center. The Health Sciences Center houses 2,500 students enrolled in the School of Health Technology and Management, Dental School, Medical School, Nursing and Social Welfare. Campus housing and off campus rentals are available to students.
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