At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, we prepare students to enter the workforce as generalist practitioners, equipped to provide interprofessional, evidence-based, quality care through the roles of clinician, educator, researcher, administrator and consultant. Our program provides a welcoming, collaborative environment, which offers an integrative, team-taught curriculum bolstered by an emphasis on leadership, service and professional behaviors.

Whether you're just starting to look at programs or ready to apply to UW-Madison, everything you need to know about our admission standards and procedures is at your fingertips.
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From alumni gatherings to clinical education credentialing, check out a list of upcoming UW-Madison Doctor of Physical Therapy Program events.

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Learning through service

Service is a major part of our profession and our program's identity. That's why an overwhelming majority of our students participate in service learning opportunities.


Percentage of first- and second-years students who volunteer their time through the program's pro-bono clinic


Average number of students who complete their service learning requirement internationally each year


Number of children with mobility impairments helped by students through GoBabyGo last year
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Catch up on the latest news regarding the program and its students, faculty and alumni by reading the official Doctor of Physical Therapy Program newsletter.

Tuition and financial aid

Returning for graduate school is always a significant financial commitment. At the University of Wisconsin, we're fortunate to have a wide array of scholarships available to students, which are made possible by generous donations from alumni, patients and other members of our community.