DPT Program Estimated Costs 2023-2026

Bradley’s DPT program price of $81,000 covers the entire 3-year program and is inclusive of all tuition, supplies, subscription, and fees (tuition is subject to change for each new cohort). Three payments $27,000 are due in May of each year. This will not go up from year to year.

Students should own a well-running laptop computer. Most exams are taken on the student’s own laptop through an exam service called ExamSoft. See the ExamSoft/Examplify minimum computer requirements.

On-campus parking permit/year $100 returning student, $200 new student.

While fees required for clinical education requirements are covered by the department, all housing, transportation, and other expenses incurred during clinical rotations are the responsibility of the student.

Summer 1


Tuition Payment: $27,000
DPT Evaluation Kit: $200.00 - Covered by the department
BP cuff and stethoscope - Approximately $50-$100
APTA Membership: $95.00 - Covered by the department

Fall 1


Clinical Education Costs: (covered by the department)

  • 2-step TB: $10
  • Professional Liability Insurance: $38
  • CPR Certification: $38
  • Picture ID: $7
  • Background Check: $72
  • Flu shot: Free at BU
  • Proof of Health Insurance

J-Term I


Optional: PT 761 Dry Needling Elective I: Tuition $1780, $50 activity fee

Spring 1


Summer 2


Tuition Payment: $25,000
APTA Membership: $95.00 - Covered by the department

PT 710 Clinical Education I - housing, travel and other related expenses covered by the student

Optional: PT 762 Dry Needling Elective II: Tuition $1780, $50 activity fee

Fall 2


Clinical Education Costs: (Covered by the department)

  • 1-step TB: $10
  • Professional Liability Insurance: $38
  • Flu shot: Free at BU
  • Proof of Health Insurance

Spring 2


Summer 3


Tuition Payment: $27,000

PT 800 Clinical Education II – housing, travel and other related expenses covered by the student

Fall 3


Clinical Education Costs: (Covered by the department)

  • 1-step TB: $10
  • Professional Liability Insurance: $38
  • Flu Shot: Free at BU
  • Proof of Health Insurance

Spring 3


PT 850 and PT 860 Clinical Education III & IV– housing, travel and other related expenses covered by the student

Any of your clinical sites MAY request the following information: Drug test, MMR titer, Varicella titer, Hepatitis B titer, Updating TDAP, Booster shots with negative titers, special background checks, and site-specific ID’s. Other requirements from sites that we can’t guarantee but will be listed on site selection information.

All housing and transportation costs associated with clinical education are the responsibility of the student.