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Our vibrant community of students elevates our program to something truly special. Our students begin forming connections with one another at orientation and continue developing those networks throughout the program and beyond graduation. The passion they share for their clinical work, combined with their forward-thinking ideas and desire to be leaders for change in the field, provides a collaborative, engaged community of learners. 

Enroll from anywhere in the world

Our program is designed to accommodate distance learners — no relocation is necessary.
In our first three cohorts, we had students matriculating from 19 different states and 4 other countries.

Based on residence at time of matriculation, class of 2019, 2020, 2021: Australia (1), Trinidad (1), Jordan (1), United Arab Emirates (1), United States (68) representing 19 states.

Class Profiles

Class of 2019

Our inaugural SLPD class began in June 2017 and graduated in March 2019.

Class of 2020

The SLPD Class of 2020 began in June 2018.

  • Acceptance Rate: 37%
  • Number of matriculated students: 25
  • Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.48
  • Average Master’s GPA: 3.79
  • Median Master’s Graduation Year: 2011 (range: 1996 – 2017)

Class of 2021 

Our most recent cohort began in June 2019.

  • Acceptance Rate: 32.5%
  • Number of matriculated students: 25
  • Average Undergraduate GPA: 3.56
  • Average Master’s GPA: 3.75
  • Median Master’s Graduation Year: 2011 (range: 1986-2017)

Class of 2022

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