Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application admission deadline? When may I begin taking classes?

Applications are accepted July 1 through December. 1. The deadline for applications is December. 1. Entrance occurs once a year in the fall semester.

Must I send the completed application, or are pieces of my application accepted?

You may submit your application one piece at a time. Periodically, we will send you a letter or email message to inform you of your file completion status. Feel free to call or email if you have questions about your file.

What is the cost per credit hour?

Information about the DPT program's costs can be found here.

After my application is complete, then what?

The Admission Committee will review applications to determine which applicants will be invited to the next step of the application process, the interview. These interviews are typically held in late February or early March.

The Admission Committee will notify students of their admission status by the end of March. We request admitted students to submit a $200 enrollment deposit to secure their spot for the fall.

May I transfer credits in?

The core faculty and the director have the authority for determining the acceptance of specific undergraduate credits that may fall outside the lines of the traditional prerequisites. Transfer credits and transfer students from other physical therapy programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Do I have to take the GRE to apply?

Neither the GRE nor any other standardized test is required to apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. For more information on application requirements, visit the How To Apply page.