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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Academic Scholarship

If you are planning to join the Marist DPT program in January 2025 or thereafter, you may qualify for one of the following DPT Academic Scholarships.

  • Applicants with a minimum 3.3 - 3.59 cumulative overall GPA (as calculated in PTCAS) qualify for $7,500/year ($22,500 total)
  • Applicants with a minimum 3.6 cumulative overall GPA (as calculated in PTCAS) qualify for $10,500/year ($31,500 total)

Both awards are renewable on an annual basis provided the recipient maintains a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA. Eligibility for this scholarship does not guarantee admission into the program. Demonstrated financial need is not required to be eligible and scholarships are awarded upon admission.

*Effective beginning with the Spring 2025 cohort.

External Scholarships

The following information is related to outside scholarship opportunities for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. In addition to these outside resources, we encourage you to reach out to present or future employers for potential employee benefit opportunities they may offer to you as a present or future employee.

Financial Aid

Need-based aid is available to those who meet eligibility.  Students interested in applying for need-based aid must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For additional information, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 845-575-3230.

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Accreditation Status

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Marist College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: