DPT Ranked 7th in the Country in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Awards and Recognition

Our Doctor of Physical Therapy program is ranked #7 in US News & World Report’s annual rankings, released March 17, 2020. This confirms what we have always known, DPT is one of the best programs in the country, and is a major upward move from the previous rank. Its resources, faculty, innovation, and collaborative spirit–made especially evident over these past few weeks–are beacons to students from around the globe. Congratulations to the outstanding leaders, faculty, and staff of DPT on this excellent recognition.
“Our stature as one of the preeminent medical schools in the nation and world is a direct reflection of our exceptional faculty, students and staff who consistently raise the bar for medical research, education and patient care,” said Mary E. Klotman, M.D., dean of Duke University School of Medicine. “I am especially proud of our departments and medical education programs which consistently rank in the top among their peers each year.” 
“Our school of medicine is ranked amongst the best in the world, thanks to the extraordinary talent, and commitment of our faculty, staff and trainees,” said A. Eugene Washington, M.D., chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and chief executive officer of the Duke University Health System. “Year after year, the Duke University School of Medicine has consistently pushed our patient care, research and education missions to higher levels of excellence and impact and for that, we are very proud.”