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TOP 10 REASONS
STUDENTS CHOSE THE
UTMB DPT PROGRAM!
#10: LOCATION, LOCATION,
LOCATION!!!!
“Being within an hour of the Houston Medical
Complex without dealing with the hustle and
bustle of city life made UTMB my top choice.”
“Who doesn’t want to
be at the beach?”
Sunrise on my way to class
TUG OF WAR AT TPTA MEETING
#9: UTMB ENVIRONMENT
“Friendly, relaxed, comfortable
environment”
“Small town feeling, but
close to the big city”
“Culturally diverse
students and faculty”
“Feels like home!”
#8: ALUMNI RECOMMENDATIONS
“I worked for and talked to many other
therapists who graduated from UTMB and
loved it!”
“I talked to UTMB students who loved the
school and did really well on their clinicals.
They bragged about how
many facilities wanted to
hire UTMB students!”
#7: Extracurricular Activities
Mission Trips
 Intramural sports
St Vincent’s Health Fair
 PT Olympics with
other TX PT schools
 Global Health activities
 Volunteer opportunities at
PT Olympics - San Antonio
Galveston’s St. Vincent’s free clinic
 Campus and community service projects

#6: UTMB FACILITIES
“Being on a medical campus gives us the
opportunity to have lab experiences in the
inpatient setting and outpatient clinics.”
“We have a great new cadaver lab with
good student ratios for better learning.”
#5: STUDENT SERVICES
“Tutoring is always available for students
who need additional help.”
“UTMB supports students with health and
wellness services including counseling
services.”
#4: Professional Involvement
“100% of PT faculty are members of the
APTA and TPTA and a high % of the
students are too.”
“The department raises and sets aside funds to
sponsor student involvement in events outside
the classroom such as the TPTA House of
Delegates opportunity and the Annual TPTA
Conclave.”
“We went with faculty to Austin
for the TPTA Legislative Day and
talked to state legislators about
bills related to PT and health
care.”
#3: UTMB DPT CURRICULUM
“Many of the locations I did my volunteer hours at
spoke very highly of the PT students that had
done rotations there from UTMB saying they
were better prepared than the students from
other schools.”
“The clinical based curriculum of the DPT program
made me feel like I would get best education
and experience at UTMB.”
#2: PT FACULTY
“Our faculty are passionate
and experienced and go
out of their way to insure
PT Faculty and Staff
student success.”
“The faculty is what makes UTMB so unique. They know
how to balance education with fun, while always
providing a hug or words of encouragement when days
get tough.”
“The PT faculty at UTMB takes detailed material and helps
us to learn it in an interactive way that can be used in
practical clinical scenarios.”
#1: UTMB REPUTATION
“Top 25 DPT programs in the U.S.!
(U.S. News and World Report)”
“School and Department are well
known for research, clinical practice,
and education.”
“Nationally recognized faculty”
“100% hiring rates of UTMB grads!”

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