Academics / Academic Programs

Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines:

  • On-campus applications for fall admission must be received by May 1.
  • On-campus applications for spring admission must be received by November 1.
  • Online applications are accepted for admission each semester. Learn more.

Applicants Must Submit:

Note: If you are a Boston University graduate from 1993 forward, a transcript is not required. All other applicants must submit a transcript(s) showing evidence of a completed entry-level degree in physical therapy.

  • License to practice physical therapy in the U.S.
  • Evidence of six months of full-time clinical employment in the U.S. Applicants should be currently practicing in a physical therapy clinical setting
  • Evidence of a 3.0 professional grade point average from their entry-level physical therapy program
  • Assessment, via portfolio process, of candidate’s prior coursework, experiential learning, and continuing education
  • One personal essay regarding career goals and educational and vocational interests.
  • One academically referenced essay regarding the impact of the DPT degree on the practice of physical therapy
  • Two references attesting to clinical experience and job responsibilities, as well as academic ability