Why UNC?


  • Individualized attention from faculty
  • Small student to faculty ratio
  • Faculty with diversity and depth of clinical, academic, and research experiences
  • Faculty actively involved with all aspects of professional and research issues at both state and national levels
  • Excellent clinical opportunities- Four full-time clinical affiliations in various settings: Observations with clinical faculty at the Division of Physical Therapy clinics, UNC Health Affairs interdisciplinary, student-run community clinic sponsored by Student Health Action Committee (SHAC), the nation's oldest student-run medical clinic
  • An active physical therapy student organization (UNC-SPTA)
  • A variety of community outreach opportunities, many with other Health Affairs students
  • Multiple research opportunities with faculty and students enrolled in the MS and PhD programs in Human Movement Science
  •  College town atmosphere
  • Consistently high ranking by US News & World Report