300 Days of Sunshine
PhD Application Open: September 1 - December 1
PhD Applicant Interviews: February 1 and 2
Deadline to Accept or Reject PhD Offer: April 15
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CU Anschutz is a healthcare campus dedicated to fostering collaboration among students, researchers and clinicians and the largest academic health center between Chicago, Texas and the West Coast.
The campus consists of three zones that promote collaboration and innovation:
CU Anschutz is home to six schools and colleges:
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. Learn more about the physical therapy program.
The Colorado Trail Explorer, developed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, includes 17,099 trails and 1,431 trailheads. The mapped trails include 5,683 miles of hiking trails, 6,821 miles of mountain biking trails, 24,906 miles of motorized trails and unpaved roads, and 1,746 miles of paved bike trails.
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 ft
42 State Parks
8 Mountain Ranges
7 National Forests
5 River Systems
Students seeking admission into our program should have an undergraduate degree or its equivalent. Foreign students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A baccalaureate degree in either a biological science, chemistry, physics or engineering is recommended. Applicants are strongly encouraged to take an undergraduate level biochemistry course.
A professional degree (e.g. DPT, OT, MD) is not required, however, strong applications generally show significant clinical and research experience. There is no absolute requirement for grade point average above that required by the graduate school, but successful applicants will generally have GPAs above 3.2 (4.0 scale). Students with deficiencies may be admitted, but these must be rectified during the first year.
Applicants must submit the following:
Electronic Transcripts should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If sending a physical transcript, please mail to:
Mail Stop C296
Fitzsimons Building, W5107
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, CO 80045
Those applicants who are selected to interview will be invited to attend one of our Graduate School recruiting weekends to interview with faculty and to meet current students. The RHSC program will arrange and provide lodging, transportation and meals during the recruiting weekends.
Application Opens: September 1
Application Closes: December 1
Priority will be given to applications completed by December 1st. Applications will be considered after December 1st as space permits.
Applicant Interviews: Applicants who are moved to the interview stage will be invited to visit campus February 1 and 2
Applicants notified of admission decisions: February - April
Deadline for final decision: April 15
Why choose the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for your Postdoctoral Career?
Nationally Recognized for Research
Support for Postdoctoral Fellows
Vibrant Local Bioscience Community
Learn more about the Postdoc Association a CU Anschutz Chapter of the National Postdoctoral Association.