TWU Physical Therapy

Texas Women’s University
Physical Therapy Department


6700 Fannin St
Houstin, TX
Phone: (713) 794-2070
Program Director: Sharon Olson, PT, PhD

The Texas Women’s University Physical Therapy Department offers a CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The DPT program consists of 8 semesters over 3 years. The program accepts up to 100 students per year across 2 campuses at Dallas and Houston. Throughout the program you will complete 32 weeks clinical education to allow you to familiarize yourself with the workforce.

TWU Physical Therapy Tuition  Fees are approximately $30 000 in total for a Texas residents and approximately $64 000 in total for a non resident. This does not include living expenses, text books, lab fees or costs incurred during clinical education.

In 2012, US News rated Texas Women’s University as #27 in the Best PT School Rankings list.

TWU Physical Therapy Facts:
  • Graduation Rate: 94%
  • Licensure Pass Rate: 100%
  • Employment Rate: 100%
  • Faculty/Student Ratio: 1:12

Student Life @ TWU:

The Physical Therapy Department at Dallas is located at the T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences Center, which opened in February 2011. There is a fitness centre located in this building for all faculty and students. Dallas is the third largest city in the state of Texas and is located in central east Texas, set on the Trinity River. Dallas has a population of 1 299 543 people and is the ninth largest city in the U.S. Worldwide travelers are attracted to this ultra modern city and whether it be for business, sport or leisure, Dallas has a lot to offer. This city boasts some great restaurants, a large arts district and plenty of shopping.

The Houston School of Physical Therapy is located in the Texas Medical Center. Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth largest in the United States. Of the 10 largest cities in the U.S., Houston boasts the most total area of parks and green space. It also offers plenty of arts, theatre and museums, restaurants and shopping, as well as sporting opportunities.

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