Students may enter the Doctor of Physical Therapy professional graduate program in one of three ways.
Applications to the graduate DPT program are for fall semester admission only; there are no spring semester admissions.
Apply by Nov. 1 through the PTCAS application, and pay the additional, non-refundable $50 UB application fee. This fee is separate from the PTCAS application fee and is required.
June 15: Application opens
Oct. 1: Soft deadline
Nov. 1: Final deadline
We strongly encourage you to have all of your materials submitted and your application in "verified" status by Oct. 1.
Applications can take up to four weeks to be verified by PTCAS.
Applications cannot be reviewed until they are in "verified" status.
You will receive an admissions decision in mid to late January.
Students are evaluated based on all materials submitted and will be considered in the context of all their accomplishments.
Interviews will be held in two cohorts - the first set of interviews will be held after the Oct. 1 soft deadline, and the next set after the Nov. 1 final deadline.
Students must meet all of the requirements listed above, and must pay the additional $50 UB application fee in order to be interviewed.
An admissions decision will be provided in mid to late January. Decisions will not be sent before January 15.
The following additional information can be found at PTCAS.org:
Questions about the PTCAS application and applying to the DPT program?
Please email Jaclyn Levesque, admissions and enrollment coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Mary Ann Venezia, program coordinator, at email@example.com.
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