Applicants must apply through the Centralized Application Service for Physical Therapists (PTCAS; The program does not utilize a supplemental application.

The PTCAS application opens in June yearly, 14 months before our start date. The program accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis and encourages applying early.

Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Chemistry prerequisite courses must have been completed within ten years prior to application. Work experience or graduate-level education in a related field (e.g., athletic training, exercise physiology, etc.) may be accepted at the discretion of the admissions committee instead of the ten-year prerequisite course time limitation.

Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in any field of study from an accredited university. Applicants can major in anything if the required prerequisite courses are completed and meet standards.

No, the program does not require the GRE.


The program does not require but strongly encourages observation hours. Typically, students who are admitted to the program have at least 100 hours in multiple settings.


Due to the program’s demands, through academics and clinical rotations, students are strongly discouraged from working while enrolled.

The DPT program offers a doctorate degree that includes all basic aspects of physical therapy. While the program does not offer specialties, there is an opportunity for emphasis through electives, clinical affiliations, scholarly projects, and research.

Yes. Please visit the Graduate Housing webpage for more information.


The program offers 40 seats per cohort.

Yes. Please get in touch with the director of admissions at to set up a meeting and time to visit the program.