Why choose CU Physical Therapy at UCCS?


The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs is a public research university in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Undergraduate degree programs span six different schools and colleges and include nursing, business, education, engineering, public affairs, arts, and science degrees. Each of these colleges also have many graduate options. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will be a part of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Please see the Johnson Beth-El Graduate program page and main UCCS page to learn more.

Students in the UCCS Hybrid Pathway will have access to many of the same Anschutz resources as the residential pathway students (including, but not limited to, Veteran and Military Student Services, Financial Aid, etc) as well as many of the UCCS resources. Visit the following links for campus events, arts and culture and the campus recreation center.

The UCCS campus is uniquely located in Colorado Springs, which is close to the U.S. Air Force Academy and other military bases. Approximately 20% of students are military affiliates, and UCCS consistently earns a Military Friendly University designation. Colorado Springs is also home to the flagship U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center. The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences has a robust Elite Performance Sports Track within its Human Physiology department as well as an Athletic Training department. These are unique areas for collaboration.


Colorado Lifestyle

Students spend a lot of their free time exploring all that Colorado and the immediate Colorado Springs area has to offer.

300 days of sunshine
53 mountains over 14,000 feet
26 places to ski and ride
42 state parks
8 mountain ranges
national forests
5 river systems

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Things to do in Colorado Springs
Colorado Tourism

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