Doctor of Physical Therapy Financial Fact Sheet 2021-2022

The Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Program name: UMass Lowell Department of Physical Therapy
Address: 113 Wilder Street, Suite 301
City: Lowell
State: MA     
Zip code: 01854

Cohort: 2022
For: Parent
Length of program in weeks (excluding breaks) of student instruction and interaction (including classroom, laboratory, exams, and clinical education):  131 weeks
Start date: 5/20
Anticipated completion of all program requirements: 5/22
Does this program have a requirement for all students to complete at least one clinical education experience for which the students would be required to seek alternative housing or travel accommodations to attend:  Yes. 

Student CostsYear 1Year 2Year 3Total
Annual tuition public institution, in state student $25,075$22,434    $19,941$68,132
Annual tuition public institution, out-of-state student    $46,551$40,545$36,040$123,136
Annual tuition private institution student    $0                    $0$0$0
Annual institutional fees for a full time student  $3,277$3,562$3,442$10,728
Total expected cost of other program-related costs  (includes textbooks, laboratory fees, clinical education, and other costs for length of program) $3,000$3,000$3,000$3,000

Total cost public institution in-state:  $87,860

Total cost public institution out-of-state: $142,864

Note: Annual costs are estimates and subject to increases. Students should contact the program for further information related to costs.

Does the institution offer financial assistance specific to DPT students: Yes
Does the institution offer scholarships specific to DPT students: Yes
Does the program offer graduate assistantships specific to DPT students: Yes

Student Debt SummaryCost
Average student debt at the time of admission to the DPT program$20,147
Average student debt from the DPT program$63.099
Average total student debt after completing the DPT program$83,259