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School of Health Professions > Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training > Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science > Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer an online application?
Yes. Applications to KU's rehabilitation science program are submitted online, accessed via a link on this website.
How much is the application fee?
The fee for application to KU is $75.00 for all degree programs in the School of Health Professions, including all programs offered by the KU Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training.
Is a criminal background check required?
Yes. Prior to their final acceptance and initial enrollment in classes, all students will be directed to have a background check* completed by Validity Screening Solutions with the report submitted to KU. Details
What are the current tuition rates at KU?
Tuition and fee information for KU students is updated annually by the Office of the Registrar.
Please note: Residency status is determined by the Office of the Registrar. Tuition and fees are set by the Kansas Board of Regents and are subject to change without notice. Learn more about residency status requirements.
When is the application deadline?
How many years does it require to complete a doctorate in rehabilitation science at KU Medical Center?
It is expected that the equivalent of at least four years of full-time study will be needed to fulfill all requirements for a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science.
Is the TOEFL required for all international students applying for admission into your program?
The Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for any international student who applies for acceptance into our program. Additionally, the Test of Spoken English (TSE) may be required. Please see English Language Requirements for more details.