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D.P.T. Admission

**COVID 19 Statement:  The Admissions Committee for the ASU DPT program has met and determined currently no changes will be made to the admissions requirements for the cycle 2020-2021.  We are monitoring this situation closely and will continue to communicate issues as they arise.  Please continue to check this website regularly for updates.

D.P.T. Program Prerequisites and Requirements for Admission

Admission to ASU’s physical therapy program is selective and competitive. Meeting the baseline admission requirements for the College of Graduate Studies and Research and the Physical Therapy Department does not guarantee admission to the physical therapy program.

The admission process occurs in two separate stages. The first stage application process is through PTCAS Applications are available July 1 for the following June cohort.  Please do not send your application to the Physical Therapy Department. All materials must be submitted through PTCAS. 

Once applicant files are submitted to PTCAS, it can take up to 1 month to be verified in PTCAS.

Application Completion and Submitted Deadline: September 15, 2020 

After PTCAS verifies applications they are reviewed by the Admissions Committee for the ASU Physical Therapy Department. After review of their file, an applicant will receive a notice of one of 2 decisions: interview or a denial. If the applicant receives an invite from the Physical Therapy Department to interview, they will need to submit an additional $30 Physical Therapy Stage II Processing Fee (check/money order made payable to Angelo State University) along with a contact confirmation form (Stage II Physical Therapy Processing Form). Checks or money orders must include name, address and phone number.

*Admission Deposit: Any applicant who is offered a position in our program and accepts will pay a $200 deposit to hold their seat. If the applicant successfully matriculates into the program the deposit will be refunded after the 20th class day. An applicant who has accepted a position and then must withdraw from the program before matriculation will lose their deposit. The earliest deposit submission date will be in January 2021. Exact dates TBA. 

No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by Angelo State University, on any basis prohibited by applicable law, including but not limited to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or handicap. No otherwise qualified individual shall solely, by reason of a disability, be excluded from admission to the program in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. However, Angelo State University does not waive the published degree requirements for students. A copy of the DPT Program Technical Standards is available in Appendix R of the Clinical Education Handbook.


DPT Interview

Application Completion and Submission deadline: September 15, 2020

Description of who should apply:

1) Individuals who have completed all course prerequisites along with a baccalaureate degree that have a minimum graduate formula of 60, or

2) Individuals who will complete all course prerequisites and their baccalaureate degree by end of spring semester 2021 who have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 with a minimum GRE verbal score of 145, minimum GRE quantitative score of 145, and minimum GRE analytical writing score of 3.5 or a combination of GPA and GRE that calculate to a minimum graduate formula of 60.

The graduate formula is calculated as follows: (Pre-Requisite GPA *.4) + (Overall GPA*.3) + ((GRE Verbal + GRE Quantitative)*.2) + ( GRE Analytical Writing *.1)

Interviews would be set for Saturday(s) in November.  Decisions would be made by mid December or earlier.

Individuals may forward unofficial transcript(s) and GRE information to the office coordinator/pre-application advisor to determine if they qualify for admission process.  See Stage I for application process.

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