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Department of Physical Therapy

Admission requirements

Applications are encouraged from individuals who are practicing physical therapists. Applicants must have graduated from a physical therapy educational program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association. International students must have an equivalent level of education as determined by the Office of International Admissions. Individuals who are not physical therapists are not accepted into the advanced degree programs.

Additional admission requirements for graduate study in the Department of Physical Therapy are as follows:

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale for entry-level professional education.
  2. Satisfactory score on the general test of the GRE (taken no more than five years prior to admission).
  3. Three satisfactory letters of recommendation.
  4. Applicant’s written statement of intent for pursuing graduate studies in a particular program.
  5. Such additional requirements as established for each specific program.

International students also must score a 600 or above on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)(250 on computer-based test).


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