How to Apply


To apply to Boston University’s DPT program, please submit an application through the Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service (PTCAS). All credentials and application materials are processed through PTCAS. Please do not send any application materials to BU. To begin, follow these steps:

For assistance with application-related questions, contact PTCAS customer service by email at, by phone at 617-612-2040, or via online chat. For all other questions about the DPT program, please contact us directly at

Application Deadline

Please submit your application by November 16, 2020.  Our DPT program begins in late May 2021. To ensure application materials arrive on time, we strongly encourage you to submit all documents several weeks before the deadline.

Application Requirements

In addition to submitting an online application through PTCAS, the following items are required to be considered for admission to the DPT program:

NOTE: All applicants should familiarize themselves with this additional information:


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