Why choose CU Physical Therapy at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus?

In addition to our program's academic prestige, accomplished faculty, research initiatives, the University of Colorado has a number of other well-rounded offerings. 

Once admitted to the Physical Therapy Program, students will have access to the many resources offered by the Office of Campus Student Services at Anschutz Medical Campus, including: 

Colorado Lifestyle

Students spend a lot of their free time exploring all that Colorado and the immediate Denver area has to offer. The Anschutz Medical Campus is 25 minutes away from Downtown Denver. 

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

Anschutz Medical Campus was designed to promote interprofessional interaction and education among students from all health professional programs on campus. Physical therapy students routinely interact with other health professionals, such as physicians, physician assistants, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and researchers.

  • Collaborative curriculum with students from all medical and healthcare programs on campus
  • Interprofessional student groups and learning opportunities
  • Over 170 common teaching and learning spaces (lecture halls, computer labs, and group study rooms), which vary in size from 6-to-600-person capacity