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Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Estimated Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, personal and transportation expenses, and loan fees. The cost of attendance is determined by Marist College in accordance with federal regulations and may vary from student to student.

Total Estimated Costs (36 months)

  • Tuition $131,100
  • Exam Fees $485
  • Room ($1,000/month) $36,000
  • Board ($400/month) $14,400
  • Required Books, Supplies $2,000
  • Transportation* $6,150
  • Personal $3,150
  • Misc. Professional Fees (APTA, NYPTA) $85

Background Check for Clinical Sites $130

Estimated TOTAL** $193,500

Health Insurance (required if student does not have current coverage) $9,828

TOTAL Estimated w/Insurance** $203,328

*Students are responsible for all clinical travel expenses (including transportation, food, parking, gas).
•• Costs are subject to change.

A non-refundable $1,500 deposit is required upon acceptance to the Program.

For information about scholarships and financial aid, please visit our Admission and Financial Aid Office.

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Accreditation Status

Effective November 8, 2017, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program of Marist College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:  If needing to contact the program/institution, please call (845) 575-3800 or email:

Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. “All credits and degrees earned and issued by a program holding candidacy are considered to be from an accredited program.” CAPTE Rules of Practice and Procedure, Part 7.2, Version 20.1.05, May 2020. As such, students graduating from the DPT Program are eligible to take the licensure examination.