Academic Year 2024-25

Direct Total Costs

  • Tuition: $40,935 ($13,645/semester)
  • Fees: $3,090 ($1,030/semester)

Institutional Fees

  • Graduation fee (charged in final semester): $150
  • Enrollment deposit: $1,000
  • Vehicle registration fee: $45/yearly or $25/semester

*Tuition and fees are subject to change

Indirect Costs

Major additional costs for the program will vary from student to student and may include, but are not limited to, textbooks, medical supplies, clothing, computers, lodging, utilities, gas, and professional memberships. For additional details, please see Estimated DPT Program Indirect Costs (updated April 1, 2024).

Official University Withdrawal/Refund Policy

Students withdrawing from the University during the first week of classes (during the drop/add period) will receive a refund of the refundable amount paid. Students withdrawing from the University will be refunded the following percentages of tuition and room expenses:

  • Week 1: 100%
  • Week 2: 80%
  • Week 3: 60%
  • Week 4: 40%
  • Week 5: 20%
  • After Week 5: No Refund

Financing Your Education & Additional Expenses

Student Loans: The majority of students finance all expenses through student loans. Students who plan to finance everything using student loans must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at after October 1 of the year prior to year they plan to enter the program. Students are then eligible for most federal and/or alternative loans once the FAFSA form has been submitted.

Federal Loans available:
Unsubsidized Loan: $20,500 maximum per year (not-credit based)
Grad PLUS Loan: $53,694 maximum per year (credit-based)

Alternative Loans: More information about alternative loans may be found by clicking here.

College Foundation of NC Forgivable Loans for Service (N.C. Residents Only)

APTA Information on Financing
Please visit the APTA Financial Management page for information and resources from the APTA on financing PT school.