Reference Requirements by Program

Summary of Requirements for Programs Participating in PTCAS

Review the PTCAS reference instructions.

Carefully review the directory pages for important information about the reference requirements. PTCAS does not determine if you have sent the appropriate reference type or number for a particular program.

   Applicant must send one reference from this SPECIFIC type of evaluator
   Applicant must send a reference from one or more evaluators in these categories to fulfill program’s requirements.
  Evaluator type is accepted
   NOT Accepted
   Required reference number varies
   Reference packet required
   Reference packet recommended
   No reference packet policy
Program Name Requ... Refe... Phys... Phys... Prof... Prof... Acad... Supe... Teac... PTA Pre-... Poli... Heal.. Frie... Fami... Co-wo... Clergy Other
AdventHealth University 3
Alabama State University 3
Alvernia University 3
American International College 3
Anderson University 2
Andrews University 3
Angelo State University 3
Arcadia University 3
Arkansas State University None
Army-Baylor University 4
AT Still University of Health Sciences 2
Augusta University (formerly known as Georgia Regents University) 3
Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2021) 3
Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2021) 2
Bellarmine University 2
Belmont University 2
Boston University 3
Bradley University 2
Brenau University 3
Briar Cliff University 3
California State University, Fresno 3
California State University, Long Beach 3
California State University, Northridge 3
California State University, Sacramento 3
Campbell University 3
Carroll University 3
Central Michigan University 2
Chapman University (for class beginning fall 2021) None
Chapman University (for class beginning summer 2021) None
Chatham University 3
Clarke University 3
Clarkson University 3
Cleveland State University None
College of Saint Mary 2
College of St Scholastica 2
College of Staten Island, (CUNY)
Columbia University 3
Concordia University - Saint Paul 2
Concordia University Wisconsin 2
Creighton University 3
D'Youville College 2
Daemen College 2
Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center 2
DeSales University 3
Dominican College of Blauvelt 3
Drexel University 2
Duke University 3
Duquesne University 3
East Carolina University 2
East Tennessee State University 3
Eastern Washington University 3
Elon University 3
Emory & Henry College 3
Emory University 3
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 3
Florida Gulf Coast University None
Florida International University 3
Florida Southern College 3
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University - Doctor of Physical Therapy 2
Franklin Pierce University (AZ) 3
Franklin Pierce University (NH) 3
Gannon University - Erie 3
Gannon University - Ruskin 3
George Fox University 2
George Washington University 2
Georgia Southern University 3
Georgia State University 2
Governors State University 3
Grand Valley State University 2
Hampton University 2
Hardin-Simmons University 3
Harding University 3
High Point University 3
Howard University 3
Husson University 2
Idaho State University 3
Indiana State University 3
Indiana University - School of Health & Human Sciences 2
Kean University 3
Langston University 3
Loma Linda University 3
Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus 2
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport
Marist College - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 2
Marquette University 2
Marshall University 2
Marymount University 2
Maryville University of Saint Louis 2
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences 3
MCPHS University 2
Medical University of South Carolina 2
Mercer University None
Mercy College 2
Messiah University - Doctor in Physical Therapy Program 3
Methodist University 3
MGH Institute of Health Professions 3
Midwestern University - Downers Grove 2
Midwestern University - Glendale 2
Misericordia University 2
Missouri State University 2
Mount Saint Mary’s University 3
Mount St. Joseph University 3
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences/Mary Baldwin University 2
Nazareth College of Rochester 2
New York Institute of Technology 2
New York Medical College 3
New York University 2
Northeastern University 3
Northern Arizona University 3
Northern Illinois University 3
Northwestern University 3
Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale 3
Nova Southeastern University - Tampa Bay (Blended 4-Year Program) 3
Oakland University 2
Ohio State University 3
Ohio University 2
Oklahoma City University 3
Old Dominion University 3
Pacific University 2
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Suwanee - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 3
Plymouth State University 3
Quinnipiac University None
Radford University 3
Regis University 3
Rockhurst University 3
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions - (for the classes beginning in summer and fall) 3
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 3
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South) 3
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark/North Campus) 3
Sacred Heart University 2
Sage Colleges, The 2
Saint Francis University 3
Saint Louis University None
Samford University 3
Samuel Merritt University 2
Seton Hall University 3
Shenandoah University 2
Simmons University 3
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 3
South College - January Cohort 2
South College - June Cohort 2
Southwest Baptist University 3
Springfield College 3
St. Ambrose University 2
St. Catherine University 2
State University of New York Upstate Medical University 2
Stockton University 3
Stony Brook University 3
Temple University 2
Tennessee State University 2
Texas State University 3
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 2
Texas Woman's University 3
Thomas Jefferson University 2
Touro College (Bayshore/Manhattan) 2
Touro University Nevada 2
Trine University 3
Tufts University 2
University at Buffalo, State University of New York 2
University of Alabama at Birmingham 3
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2
University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University 3
University of Central Arkansas None
University of Central Florida 3
University of Cincinnati 3
University of Colorado 3
University of Dayton 3
University of Delaware 3
University of Evansville 2
University of Findlay 2
University of Florida 3
University of Hartford 3
University of Illinois at Chicago 2
University of Indianapolis 3
University of Iowa 3
University of Jamestown 2
University of Kansas Medical Center 3
University of Kentucky 3