Estimated Expenses: 2023–2024

Application Through PTCAS System

$160 base fee paid directly to PTCAS System

Physical Therapy Program Tuition

$10,500 per semester

Student Liability Insurance (One-time fee)


Lab Fee (One-time fee)


Books (estimated for total program)


Examination Prep Course

  Text (Optional but highly recommended)

  Flashcards (Optional but highly recommended)




APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) Student Membership (per year),
(Optional, but highly recommended)


Graduation Fees (One-time fee)


Technology Fee (per semester)


Parking Fee (per semester)


Transcript Fee


If accepted, students remit a $500 non-refundable payment to hold their place. This payment is applied to the physical therapy school tuition. Students are responsible for all graduate school costs associated with the professional experiences in semesters IV, V,  VII, and VIII including room, board, and transportation. These experiences may be out of town and out of state. The Student Service Center at Walsh University (330.490.7367) can provide information regarding availability of an educational loan.

Withdrawal Policy

Registration for classes creates a contract for payment of tuition, fees, and charges. A student choosing to terminate this contract with Walsh University must officially withdraw during the first 6 business days from the first day of class within any part of the term in the fall, spring or summer semester. Failure to officially withdraw within this refund period obligates the student to pay all charges in full. Withdrawal must be made in writing through the Student Service Center. Nonattendance to class or notification to a professor does not constitute an official withdrawal.

Withdrawal on or before the fifth business day will cancel all financial obligations to the University.

  • Five (5) business days or earlier ...........................100% of tuition
  • Six (6) business days or later ........................ no refund

If a student withdraws from the University beyond the withdrawal date and therefore does not receive an adjustment to tuition, the University still may be required to return a portion of the federal and/or state financial aid to the appropriate programs. Any balance created on the student's account as a result of this transaction is the responsibility of the student.

Students considering a withdrawal are encouraged to consult with a Student Service Center Representative (located in Farrell Hall) before withdrawing.

Financial Assistance

Financial aid may be available in the form of student loans to eligible students.  Please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at so that your eligibility can be determined.

Accepted students are also required to complete a Walsh Application for Financial Aid to be awarded financial aid.


Applications are made available each December for the following year. Download applications here

  • Absolute Endowed Scholarship in Physical Therapy.  An endowed scholarship with a goal to establish a working, collaborative and supportive relationship between Walsh University and Absolute in the area of Physical Therapy.  This scholarship is limited to those students who are performing their clinicals at an Absolute related nursing facility. 
  • The Aultman Hospital Endowed Scholarship. An endowed scholarship fund established by the Aultman Hospital Foundation awarded to a nursing or physical therapy major who is a resident of Stark County, has maintained a 3.0 grade point average, and displays financial need. Preference is given to minority students.
  • The Marlene K. Toot ’85 Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship was established by alum Marlene K. Toot ’85 and is restricted to students who are majoring in a health science field including Physical Therapy, Nursing or Physical Education.
  • Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is restricted to students of sophomore or higher standing, including graduate students, who are pursuing health-related majors and reside in Stark, Tuscarawas or Wayne County. 
  • The Doctor of Physical Therapy Scholarship. Preference is given to students with financial need who display leadership and community service activities.