Elon’s physical therapy program named top-50 in the nation

The doctor of physical therapy program received its highest ranking ever in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report guide.

U.S. News & World Report ranks the doctor of physical therapy program in Elon’s School of Health Sciences #49 in the nation in its 2020 graduate school guide. The rankings are based on a survey of academic leaders at all accredited programs in the discipline.

The 2021 ranking for Elon’s DPT program is its highest ever. Other universities tied at #49 with Elon include Drexel, Northern Arizona, San Diego State, Thomas Jefferson, Connecticut, South Florida and Tennessee. A total of 239 programs across the country are included in the ranking.

Physical therapy program rankings at North Carolina are as follows:

  • #7 Duke University
  • #9 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • #49 Elon University
  • #71 East Carolina University
  • #137 Western Carolina University
  • #168 Winston-Salem State University
  • #179 Campbell University
  • #195 Wingate University
  • #217 Methodist University

Elon’s physician assistant studies program is ranked #37 among 170 programs in the country.