Shenandoah University Division of Physical Therapy
Division of Physical Therapy 1775 North Sector Court Winchester VA 22601 United States
Phone+1 540.665.5559
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental fee amount
$0
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
Yes - for selected applicants only
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
Yes - for selected applicants only
Description of supplemental materials required
***ONLY ACCEPTED APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS.***

Admitted applicants will be required to supply official copies of all college transcripts to the Shenandoah University Graduate Admissions Office and copies of their immunizatin records, after payment of security deposit and prior to matriculation. Instructions for submission of these supplemental documents are forwarded to admitted applicants in the Spring 2021 semester. Incoming students are not allowed to attend the required orientation and classes until all official transcripts have been received by the University. Furthermore, students are not allowed to participate in Clinical Education experiences without a complete immunization record and therefore would be unable to meet the requirements for completing the DPT program.
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 1
GRE scores sent to code 1741
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 2
Official copies of all college transcripts sent to Shenandoah University Graduate Admissions Office after paying the required security deposit and prior to matriculation in August..
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 3
Immunization records must be sent to the University prior to matriculation in the program in August.
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 4
Mandatory attendance for the DPT program orientation August 17-19, 2022. Students must attend orientation to matriculate starting August 22nd, 2022
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 5
For applicants applying to the Dual DPT/MSAT program, an additional application in for the MSAT program is required. The link for that application is: https://shenu.radiusbycampusmgmt.com/ssc/aform/zx7712T87S8Gx6700lI721.ssc
Supplemental forms and materials required by program - item 6
Applicants for the Dual DPT/MSAT program must complete additional admissions assignments when applying to the Dual program. Please contact SU Admissions at dptadmissions@su.edu for specifics.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
Yes
Your program's GRE codes
Program's PTCAS GRE code
1741
Last acceptable GRE test date for this cycle
09/30/2021
Oldest GRE test date considered for this cycle
09/30/2018
Additional information about program's GRE requirements
The program does not have minimum scores necessary for admission.  However, higher GRE scores do improve an applicant's admission profile. GRE test scores can be no more than 3 years old to be acceptable for the current admissions cycle (latest date taken is September 30th, 2018).
Minimum and average GRE scores
Verbal reasoning scaled score
151
Verbal reasoning % score
53%
Quantitative reasoning scaled score
151
Quantitative reasoning % score
43%
Analytical writing scaled score
4.0
Analytical writing % score
56%
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
Physical Therapist-2
Evaluator type accepted
Professor in Major
Evaluator type accepted
Professor
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
Academic
Evaluator type 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
2
Additional information about program's reference requirements
The program requires two references, one from a Physical Therapist that has supervised the applicant and one from a professor.  The program prefers that the professor reference come from a professor that has taught the applicant and is either a science professor or a professor within the applicant's major. References from Faculty Committees are acceptable for the academic professor reference. 
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
The required observation hours (40hrs) must be completed at the time of application. The program recommends observation hours in multiple settings to include both out-patient and in-patient populations. Amassing observation or paid hours far and above the required minimum do not improve the applicant's admissions profile.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are required - no verification by a physical therapist
Total number of PT Hours REQUIRED
40
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
2.80
3.57
Program-specific prerequisite
2.80
3.50
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
For repeated prerequisite courses, the Program uses the highest grade earned for the prerequisite GPA calculation. The program calculates prerequisite GPAs for applicants based on matching applicant coursework with the appropriate prerequisite. This calculation may differ from the applicant-entered data on PTCAS. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Admissions Coordinator with any questions related to the prerequisite GPAs calculated by the program.
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
No
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)
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
Additional information about program's policy on foreign coursework
English translation required for all original transcripts.