Application Deadline

  • The completed application deadline is November 1 for admission into the subsequent (summer) matriculating class.
  • Applications deemed incomplete at the application deadline of November 1 will be ineligible for a full department review.
  • Admission Requirements (pdf)

 Application Documents

 Why Choose the UMass Lowell DPT Program?

  • Highly qualified and caring faculty. 
  • Dedicated students.
  • Affordable state school tuition. 
  • Graduates are competent, clinically sought after entry-level practitioners. 
  • Preparation to be a future leader in a dynamic profession.
  • 96.9% pass rate on the 2017 National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), 100.0% in 2016, and 96.9% in 2015 - data based on "Total Percentage of Candidates in Graduation Class who took the NPTE and passed." 
  • High Retention and Employment rate
    • 100% of admitted students graduated from the program for 2013, 97.3% graduation rate for 2014 and 97.1% for 2015. 
    • 100% of DPT graduates are fully employed within six months - based on DPT graduate survey data from 2015-2017.


Program Contact Information

For additional information regarding the program and associated admission requirements, contact:

Keith W. Hallbourg, DPT, Graduate Coordinator 
Department of Physical Therapy 
University of Massachusetts Lowell 
3 Solomont Way, Suite 5 
Lowell MA 01854 
Telephone: 978-934-4402 
Fax: 978-934-3006 

Catalog and application materials are available at the Graduate Admissions website. All application documents should be submitted directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions