Methodist University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
5400 Ramsey St Fayetteville NC 28311 United States
Phone+1 910.480.8493
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental fee amount
$0
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
Yes
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 1
Official GRE scores sent to the program's PTCAS GRE Code 1683
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 2
Situational Judgement Test through Altus Assessments
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
Yes
Your program's GRE codes
Program's PTCAS GRE code
1683
Additional information about program's GRE requirements
Official scores must be sent to the program's PTCAS GRE code 1683 before the application deadline in order to be considered for an interview. Request official scores be sent to code several weeks in advance in order to meet deadline. Scores must be within 5 years of applying. 

Minimum and average GRE scores
Verbal reasoning scaled score
144
151
Verbal reasoning % score
20%
52%
Quantitative reasoning scaled score
145
152
Quantitative reasoning % score
20%
46%
Analytical writing scaled score
1.5
2.0
Analytical writing % score
14%
59%
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
Physical Therapist-2
Applicant must send a reference from one or more evaluators in this category
Professor in Major
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
Professor
Applicant must send a reference from one or more evaluators in this category
Academic
Evaluator type not accepted
Supervisor/Employer
Evaluator type not accepted
Teaching Assistant
Evaluator type not accepted
PTA
Evaluator type not accepted
Pre-PT Advisor
Evaluator type not accepted
Politician
Evaluator type not accepted
Health Care Professional
Evaluator type not accepted
Friend
Evaluator type not accepted
Family Member
Evaluator type not accepted
Co-worker
Evaluator type not accepted
Clergy
Evaluator type not accepted
Other
Evaluator type not accepted
Number of references required by program
3
Additional information about program's reference requirements
Provide three references: 
- Faculty member in the applicant's major, and
- Licensed physical therapist (not related to the applicant), and
- Another faculty member or licensed physical therapist (not related to the applicant)

All references must be submitted before the application deadline.
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
Hours are not required but if applicant is submitting hours with their application they must be verified to be counted. We strongly recommend at least 100 hours.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are not required but are highly recommended
Total number of PT Hours RECOMMENDED
100
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
3.42
Program-specific prerequisite
3.20
3.51
Science GPA
3.00
3.46
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
- Program does not accept prerequisite courses with a grade less than a "C". 

- Program uses the highest grade earned in prerequisite GPA calculations, if course was repeated
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
Yes
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
No
International Students
Program considers Canadian coursework?
Yes
CanadianTranscriptsDictionary
Send original Canadian transcript to PTCAS (recommended), Send WES foreign evaluation for Canadian courses to PTCAS
Program policy for non-U.S. (foreign/international) coursework
Send WES foreign transcript evaluation to PTCAS (recommended)
Are non-native English Speakers required to submit TOEFL scores?
Yes
Citizenship requirements
Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, Canadian citizens, Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens with a visa, Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens, Other non-citizens (e.g., refugees)
Additional information about program's policy on foreign coursework