Program statistics

Applicant demographics: 2015-2016 academic year

Applicants to the program

1459

Qualified applicants

946

Arizona applicants/ Qualified

232/139

non-Arizona applicants/Qualified

1227/807

Male applicants

620

Female applicants

839

Average Age (years)

23.5

Age range (years)

20 - 40

Average Quantitative GRE Score

151

Average Verbal GRE Score

151.8

Average Analytic Writing GRE Score

3.94

Profile of students admitted to the program: 2015-2016 academic year

Number of students accepted

88

Number of males

31

Number of females

57

Average Age (years)

23

Age range (years)

20-34

Average Cumulative grade point

3.68

Average Prerequisite Science grade point

3.34

Average Quantitative GRE Score

154

Average Verbal GRE Score

156

Average Analytic Writing GRE Score

4.17

Program comparison

 

NAU (both campuses)

All*

Core faculty with PhD

72.7%

45.9%

Core faculty who are board certified clinical specialists**

42.0%

41.9%

Student to core faculty ratio

12.6:1

12.0:1

Number of core faculty positions

16.5

10.3

Number of associate faculty    10.07.5

*Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE): Aggregate Program Data. 2015-2016 Physical Therapist Education Programs Fact Sheets. August 2016, based on mean of all accredited and developing physical therapist education programs in the US. 

**Board certified clinical specialists cover the following areas: Orthopedics, Neurology, Sports, Geriatrics, and Pediatrics.

Graduate Performance

Graduation YearFirst-Time Pass RateOverall Pass RateRetention RateEmployment Rate
201597.1%100%100% 100%
201497.3%97.8%98%100.0%
2013100.0%100.0%100.0%100.0%

Program cost 

Not including the cost of room and board, here is a comparison of tuition, fees, and other expenses for Northern Arizona University to other universities.  NAU tuition and fees are approximate values.  The Bursar's website should be consulted for the most accurate information.

 NAU
In-State
NAU
Out-of-State

Annual Tuition and Fees (Fall,Spring,Summer)

$12,495

$24,133

Annual Program Fees

$5,000 (FLG)

or

$7,000 (PHX)

$5,000 (FLG)

or

$7,000 (PHX)

Total Cost of Professional Program

$49,596 - $55,596

$84,510 -
$90,510