How To Apply

Applications for Fall Semester 2015 opened July 1 and will close on December 1, 2014.

Online Application

  1. Complete Application: Apply online here to complete the Doctor of Physical Therapy application. You will be prompted to create an account with a username and password. Submitting the online application will require a $40 non-refundable application fee.
  2. Official (Unopened) Transcripts: Order official transcripts from every regionally accredited college or university where you completed even a single course.  Transcripts should be sent to the address below:
                Office of Admissions
                George Fox University
                12753 S.W. 68th Ave.
                Portland, Oregon 97223

Paper Application

  1. Complete Application: We encourage students to apply online to expedite processing, but a PDF version of the application is available here
  2. Official (Unopened) Transcripts: Order official transcripts from every regionally accredited college or university where you completed even a single course.  Transcripts should be sent to the address below:
                Office of Admissions
                George Fox University
                12753 S.W. 68th Ave.
                Portland, Oregon 97223
  3. Two Reference Forms: Please carefully follow directions on each fillable reference form.
  4. Admission Essay: Prompts included on application. Send to dpt@georgefox.edu. 
  5. GPA Calculation Form: Download form online here. Send to dpt@georgefox.edu
  6. Prerequisite Worksheet: Download form online here. Send to dpt@georgefox.edu
  7. Please note: No GRE or other standardized test is required.

International Applicants: Additional requirements for international students are described on the International Graduate Admissions website. Those students whose first language is not English must meet the required English proficiency standard as demonstrated in passing the following minimum international iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) scores: 25 points in each of the following – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. International applicants whose primary speaking language is not English will need to demonstrate an advanced level of writing, speaking, spelling and comprehension in the English language to be admitted into the program.

Once Your Application is Complete

Qualified applicants are invited to an on-campus interview, typically scheduled for the month of February. Admission decisions are announced in March. 

After Acceptance

If you are admitted to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, then you are required to submit a $200 enrollment deposit by the date provided by your admissions counselor. This deposit guarantees your place in the program and typically covers the graduation fee applied to your student account in the last semester of your degree program. Please review the Student Financial Services page concerning the Enrollment Deposit.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact your admissions counselor:

Cristina Schmitt
Cristina Schmitt
Admissions Counselor
503-554-6097
dpt@georgefox.edu

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