The University of Colorado has established a tradition of excellence in the educational preparation of physical therapists for over 70 years. Our strong ranking is linked to our superb faculty, our location on the state-of-the-art Anschutz Medical Campus, commitment to the education of our students and a strong network of supportive alumni and clinical faculty throughout the Rocky Mountain Region and the country. The Physical Therapy Program is housed within the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, within the School of Medicine.
We encourage open engagement and discussion in a safe and nurturing environment and strive to maintain an environment of transparency and support of the overall student experiences within the college. As part of our commitment to inclusive excellence, we work to increase the diversity of our graduates and improve the outcomes of the patients we serve. Visit our diversity page.
The University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program leads discovery and innovation to improve movement, participation, health, and wellness for individuals and society through excellence in education, research, clinical care, and service.
We transform health and foster wellness in individuals and society through education, discoveries, engagement and innovation.
Respect: For all individuals’ safety, rights, dignity, and perspectives Integrity: Because professional behavior reflects who we are Altruism: In service to the individual, community, and organization Diversity: For inclusivity in all endeavors Accountability: To all those seeking care and providing care within our profession and health care systems Passion: Because we are committed to lifelong learning, service, and community engagement Collaboration: To leverage collective input from all individuals Leadership: Within the university, profession and community at large Quality: To attain excellence in all we do