DPT Admitted Students

Welcome to Marymount University and the
Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2027!

 

Please be mindful of all deadlines and instructions. Marymount University email (only) will be used to alert admitted students to any updates to the checklist.

Contact the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

DPT CLASS of 2027 ADMITTED STUDENT CHECKLIST

Scholarships

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Scholarships

Visit our DPT Scholarships page for external scholarship opportunities. The applications for Marymount scholarships are now closed. Recipients will be notified by Monday, January 15.

Student Account & MU Email

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Student Account & MU Email

After you commit to the program and submit your deposit, you will receive instructions to generate your Marymount University Email with your MU ID number. More information will be available in January. Your Marymount University email is the official means of DPT and university communication.

Submit Official Transcripts*

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Submit Official Transcripts* by July 31

* If applicable. ONLY official transcripts for remaining prerequisite coursework and/or degree conferral are required. If both boxes are checked on your CAF indicating you have completed the prerequisite coursework and degree requirements, we do not require transcripts from you. Consult your Conditional Acceptance Form (CAF).

  • By MAIL to: Office of Graduate Admissions, 2807 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207
  • Electronic delivery: grad.admissions@marymount.edu

LATE transcripts will NOT be accepted

OUTSTANDING PREREQUISITE GRADES
We are looking for B or better grades for outstanding prerequisite coursework. We will not accept a grade of C or C+ unless you have NO C or C+ grades in any other pre-requisite courses. A maximum of one C or C+ grade in a pre-requisite course is acceptable.

DPT Clinical Education Requirements

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DPT Clinical Education Requirements will be sent to admitted students by March 1, 2024.

University Student Health Services

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Student Health Services matriculation requirements will be sent to admitted students by March 1, 2024.

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Tuition & Financial Aid

TUITION & FEES
Marymount DPT tuition and fees are available online. Refer to our Marymount University Financial Fact Sheet for more information.

FAFSA
Complete the FAFSA Application. Your Financial Aid Award Letter will be mailed to you at the address we have on file.

SCHOLARSHIPS
The Kincaid Scholarship is a one-time gift to be applied to tuition costs for the first year of the program. Applications are available in February, and you will receive more information by email.

GRANTS
VTAG is a state grant available for Virginia residents. Students submit their applications to Financial Aid via email.

LOANS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Unsubsidized Direct Loan and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan are loan options available for graduate students.

VETERANS BENEFITS
Contact veterans@marymount.edu and visit the Military and Veteran Services webpage for assistance with military benefits.

APTA
APTA, the professional organization for Physical Therapists, has a Financial Management resource page available on their website.

Course Registration

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Fall Course Registration

  • The DPT Program will register you for fall semester coursework in June.
  • The fall semester class schedule will be released to you during the summer.
  • Classes begin Monday, August 26 and follow the Academic Calendar.

Fall courses and the full curriculum are available on the DPT program webpage under Curriculum Snapshot and in the Academic Catalog.

Technology

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Technology Hardware & Software

COMPUTER HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS

  • All Doctor of Physical Therapy students are required to have a laptop or desktop, but a laptop is highly recommended.  Some lectures can be viewed on mobile devices; however, quizzes and exams must be taken on a laptop or desktop.
  • Tutorial is hosted online through Zoom, and all students are required to have a microphone and webcam to participate.
  • All hardware requirements are listed on the Marymount ITS website for Technology Purchases.

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Download required software prior to the beginning of classes.

PRINTING

The 4040 Center has two WEPA printers available for students to use. To re/load your student WEPA dollars each semester, you will log into WEPAnow.com using your MU log in credentials.

Housing

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Housing Options & Information

ON CAMPUS HOUSING

Placemakr Marymount Ballston/Ballston Campus Apartments

  • Application dates and rental rates are listed online.
  • Walkable to the DPT Program in the 4040 Center.

OFF CAMPUS HOUSING

Watch for an invitation from the DPT Class of 2025 to join the Marymount DPT Student Facebook page in your email inbox during the spring semester! You’ll be able to connect with current DPT students looking for roommates, learn about housing opportunities and communicate with the other cohorts.

Parking & Transportation

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Parking & Transportation Options

PARKING

  • Student parking is located in the 4250 Fairfax Garage with purchase of a permit.
  • Permits can be purchased online each semester for approximately $175 (based on 2023-2024 academic year).

BIKING

  • Near the Custis and Bluemont Junction Trails, the 4040 Center is easily accessible by bicycle.
  • DPT students have access to the 4040 Bike storage room.
  • Marymount now has a Capital Bikeshare station on Main Campus for rentals.

METRO BUS

  • Both Arlington Rapid Transit (ART) and Metrobus offer transportation to the Ballston Metro, located near the DPT Program in the 4040 Center.
  • ART 42, ART 41, ART 51, ART 52, ART 53, ART 62, ART 72, ART 75
  • Metrobus 38B, 10B, 1A, 1B, 22A, 23A, 23B, 23T, 25B, 2A

METRO RAIL

  • The 4040 Center is blocks from the Ballston/MU Metro Station.
  • The Ballston/MU Metro Station is on the silver and orange Metro rail lines.

Orientation

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New DPT Student Orientation

  • New DPT Student Orientation attendance is mandatory.
  • Dates: Monday to Friday, August 19-23, 2024
  • Daily schedule: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: DPT Program, Room 230, 2nd Floor, 4040 Center
  • More information will be posted in Canvas and sent by email over the summer.

Dates & Deadlines

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Important Dates & Deadlines

August 2: MU ID Form (Online) due
August 5: Fall tuition and fees due
August 16: Review MU DPT Student Handbook
August 19-23, 2024: DPT New DPT Student Orientation
August 20: APTA Application due
TBD: Welcome Picnic
August 26: Fall semester classes begin
TBD: Fall Vaccination for Influenza (required)
TBD: Winter break HIPAA/OSHA Training

Printable Checklist

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A printable version of the matriculation requirement checklist will be made available by March 1, 2024.

Have Questions?

Please direct your inquiries to:
Whitney Maine
Program Coordinator
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
School of Health Sciences
wmaine@marymount.edu
703-908-7516

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Main Office
pt@marymount.edu
703-284-5980

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM