NYIT Physical Therapy

New York Institute of Technology
Department of Physical Therapy


Old Westbury
500 Building, rm. 501

Chairperson : Dr. Karen Friel
E-mail: kfriel@nyit.edu
Phone: 516.686.7651

The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Department of Physical Therapy offers a CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program as well as a B.S/MPT program. The double degree is designed for freshman entry where youi will complete 3 years of undergraduate course work then follow it up with three more years of professional DPT course work. The graduate DPT course is three years in duration and consists of 100 credits including 36 weeks of clinical education as well as laboratories and lectures.

Tuition fees for the NYIT physical therapy program are $930 per credit or $93000 for the three years. The first three years on the undergraduate course will cost $28020 a year or $84060. There are other institute fees that are mandatory to consider also.

In 2012, US news reported that NYIT had no rank in the Best Physical Therapy School Ranking List.

NYIT physical therapy Facts:
  • 40 students per year
  • High employment rate
  • High completion rate
  • 95% pass the NPTE

Student Life @ NYIT

The charming Westbury campus is located 25 miles west of New York City and is surrounded by more than a hundred acres of fields and woodlands. You can spend your time between lectures at one of the cafes or the activity center or exercise at the gym and sport complex. There are student organizations and clubs that will keep you entertained socially and culturally or you can join one of the many fraternities and sororities. There is a variety of student accommodation options and reasonable off campus housing available.

Don’t forget New York and Manhattan is a stone’s throw away so you can experience what one of the most culturally diverse and exciting cities in the world has to offer.

Find more information about other PT schools in the US, or in particular New York PT Schools, and browse the physical therapy specialties you might be interested in once you graduate from your DPT program.

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