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Tuition & Fees


The DPT degree requires completion of 2.5 years of study (8 semesters), 116 credit hours, and 38 weeks of clinical experiences. 


Tuition Rates

  Spring 2018
Summer 2018
Colorado Residents* $501 per credit hour** $501 per credit hour**
Non-Residents $1049 per credit hour** $1049 per credit hour**

Information on Financial Aid, Information on Scholarships

*Incoming Doctor of Physical Therapy students assessed non-resident tuition upon admission, should review the requirements for establishing residency, and arrange to meet these requirements in order to be assessed resident tuition after their first year.

**Tuition and fees are established by the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University of Colorado, and are subject to change at any time.



Type of Fee Cost Frequency
Anschutz Medical Campus Fees

Academic Support Services Fee

$64 Each Semester

Matriculation Fee

$140 One-time, 1st Year

Regional Transportation District Fee (RTD)

$53.35 Each Semester

Student Activity Fee


$20 Each Summer Semester
Physical Therapy Program Fees Books
1st year $1,655
2nd year $1,000
3rd year $200
Per academic year (approximate cost based on an average of previous 2 years)


Students admitted into the program must submit a $1,000 confirmation deposit to hold their place in the class upon receiving an offer of admission. This deposit is applied to tuition and fees for the first semester of attendance.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Plan must meet requirements - direct to either or both:

Financial Aid:


Student Health Insurance

Clinical Education

Students are responsible for travel, housing and living expenses related to clinical education and are required to complete at least one clinical affiliation in a rural or under-served area. Clinical education costs are variable, depending on location and length of each clinical affiliation experience.​​​​​​​