Frequently Asked Questions
When are applications due?
Applications should be submitted from September 1- December 1 each year for consideration for the following year.
Are new graduates welcome to apply?
Yes. Students and new graduates are encouraged to apply; however, one must be licensed to practice physical therapy in Texas prior to the start of the residency.
To gain admission to the program, do I have to complete and onsite interview?
Yes. Top candidates will be invited for an onsite review. Funding for travel, lodging and additional items are the responsibility of the candidate. Residency faculty and current residents are available to answer questions to ensure the best experience possible during the interview process.
When are interviews?
Interviews will occur in January and February each year. Candidates will be notified of acceptance by March 1 each year. Candidates that are not accepted may be offered a position on the waiting list.
When does the program start?
The program starts the 2nd Friday of August each year.
How long is the residency program?
The residency program is 13 months. During the last month of the program, senior residents mentor the incoming residents to ensure a seamless transition from year to year.
How much is the tuition?
The residency program does not charge residents a tuition fee. Residents are full-time, salaried employees with day one benefits including:
- >Comprehensive Medical and Dental Plan
- Vision Plan
- 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
- Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account
- Basic Life Insurance
- Professional Liability Insurance