Physical Therapy is a competitive industry and you want to select a program that offers a path to success. The Franklin Pierce 4+2.5 Health Sciences/Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Direct Admit Program enables you to complete your studies through the doctorate level in just six-and-a-half years. You will complete a four-year Health Sciences undergraduate degree and enter into the two-and-a-half-year DPT program. Conditional acceptance into the graduate program is granted to qualified students during senior year of high school. Guaranteed acceptance will be offered upon successful completion of all program requirements during undergraduate studies.
In order to be considered for admission into the Direct Admit Program, you must submit the one-page Application Addendum, which can be found on the webpage listed below, in addition to all undergraduate application materials.
Learn more about our undergraduate program in Health Sciences.
Learn more about our undergraduate program in Biology.
Learn more about our Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Submit this application addendum along with other application materials.
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The Founders Scholarship is awarded to those students who are admitted to the Health Sciences/Doctor of Physical Therapy Direct Admit program. This scholarship provides full tuition for all four years of undergraduate study at Franklin Pierce in place of all previously awarded merit scholarships from Franklin Pierce. Some restrictions apply.
Download a Health Sciences to Doctor of Physical Therapy program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.