Doctor of Physical Therapy Application Process

The 2021/2022 admissions cycle is now closed. The 2022/2023 admissions cycle to enroll in Fall 2023 will open on June 15, 2022. Please note that the GRE will NOT be required for the 2022/2023 admissions cycle.

The MU DPT Program participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS). PTCAS applications open in the summer for entrance to the program the following year. MU DPT operates a rolling admissions process.  Applicants are encouraged to review the PTACAS Quick Start Guide and FAQs before starting an application.

All candidates must submit the following to PTCAS:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended, even if the applicant did not receive a degree.
  • Official GRE scores (and TOEFL, if applicable) via the school code of 1683.
  • Three letters of recommendation from:
    • Faculty member in the applicant’s major, and
    • Licensed physical therapist (not related to the applicant), and
    • Another faculty member or licensed physical therapist (not related to the applicant)