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Tuition & Fees

Academic Year 2013-14


The DPT degree requires completion of 3 full years of study (36 consecutive months), 116 credit hours, and 44 weeks of clinical experiences. 


Tuition Rates

  Summer 2013 Fall 2013
Colorado Residents* $419 per credit hour** $440 per credit hour**
Non-Residents $920 per credit hour** $965 per credit hour**

Information on Financial Aid, Information on Scholarships

*Incoming entry-level DPT 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
University of Colorado Fees

Academic Support Services Fee

$75 Each Semester

Matriculation Fee

$140 One-time, 1st Year

Regional Transportation District Fee (RTD)

$48.35 Each Semester

Student Activity Fee


$20 Each Summer Semester
Physical Therapy Program Fees Anatomy Course $450 1st & 2nd Summer Semesters

Laboratory Fee

$150 Each Semester

Technology Support/Computer fee

$50 Each Academic Year

Learning Resource Laboratory Fee

$50 Each Academic Year
Books 1st year $1,830
2nd year $570
3rd year $100
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.


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.