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Budget for Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

   2020/2021

• All budgets are estimated costs and are subject to change.

 • The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.

2020/2021

Doctor of Physical Therapy/Entry

First Year

12 Months

Second Year

12 Months

 Third Year

12 Months

       
Tuition & Fees      
Tuition 42,630 42,630 42,630
Student Body Fees 40 40 40
Graduation Fees N/A N/A 350
Exam Soft 60 60 60
Total Fees 42,730 42,730 43,080
       
Budget Items/Estimated Costs      
Books & Supplies 1,635 1,372 528
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 22,323 22,323 22,323
Transportation 5,701 5,931 5,701
Background Check 50 N/A N/A
APTA Membership/Dues 103 N/A N/A
American Heart Asso. CPR 90 N/A N/A
Total Budget Components 29,902 29,626 28,552
Loan Fees      
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees 217 217 217
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 2,218 2,206 2,175
Total Loan Fees 2,435 2,423 2,392
       
Total Budget 75,067 74,779 74,024
       

The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Physical Therapy program for the last 4 years:

2016 Graduates  $159,950
2017 Graduates  $160,244
2018 Graduates $170,027
2019 Graduates $173,203

This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy has three disbursements per academic year.  One in the fall before school starts, one in the spring and one in the summer.  Please go to Student YOU Portal for your actual disbursement date information for your program.

 To see a sample of what your loan repayment schedule may look like, please visit the Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator Calculator.