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Physical Therapy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
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The Physical Therapy programme delivered by Saint Peter's University is coordinated through the Department of Applied Science and Technology and the Health Sciences Advisory Committee.

Key facts:

The Physical Therapy program is designed to assist students who are interested in attending a Physical Therapy (PT) program after Saint Peter’s University. Saint Peter’s has a combined degree program with Rutgers University that leads to a Bachelors of Science from Saint Peter’s and a Doctorate in PT from Rutgers University. 

Students who are admitted to this Pre-PT program spend three years at Saint Peter’s followed by three years at Rutgers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology with laboratory
  • General Chemistry with lab
  • Physics with lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology with lab
  • Psychology
  • Calculus
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit ONE of these admission applications: Common Application OR Saint Peter’s University International Admission Application.
  • Send the following documents to the Office of Admission: academic credentials with English translation. Transcripts must be sent directly from your secondary school, university or an Education USA advisor.
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • Short essay or personal statement (included in the application but may be sent separately).
  • Students with a strong high school record (verbal + math SAT > 1100) and strong college record may be considered for the Pre-PT track; admission is conditional at all stages.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    37660 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37660 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Jersey City

  • 1300 - 3200 USD/month
    Living Costs

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