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
Allen College (for class beginning in January 2024) 2
Alvernia University 3
American International College 3
Anderson University 2
Andrews University 3
Angelo State University 3
Arcadia University 3
Arkansas College of Health Education 2
Arkansas State University None
Army-Baylor University 3
AT Still University of Health Sciences 2
Augusta University 3
Augustana University 2
Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2024) 3
Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2024) 2
Bellarmine University Varies
Bellin College 2
Belmont University 2
Boston University 3
Bowling Green State University 3
Bradley University 2
Brenau University 3
Briar Cliff University 2
California State University, Fresno 3
California State University, Long Beach 3
California State University, Northridge 3
California State University, Sacramento 3
Campbell University 3
Carlow University 2
Carroll University 3
Central Michigan University 2
Chapman University (Fall Start Date) None
Chapman University (Summer Start Date) None
Charleston Southern University 2
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) 2
Colorado Mesa University 3
Columbia University 3
Concordia University - Saint Paul 2
Concordia University Ann Arbor 3
Concordia University Wisconsin 2
Concordia University Wisconsin Bridge DPT 2
Creighton University - Omaha 3
Creighton University - Phoenix 3
Daemen University 2
Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center 2
DeSales University 3
Dominican University New York 3
Drexel University 2
Duke University 3
Duquesne University 3
D'Youville University 2
East Carolina University 2
East Tennessee State University 3
Eastern Washington University 3
Elon University 3
Emory & Henry College None
Emory University 3
Faulkner University 2
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
Graceland University 2
Grand Valley State University 2
Hampton University 2
Hanover College 2
Harding University 3
Hardin-Simmons University 3
Hawaii Pacific University 2
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
Indiana Wesleyan University 3
Kean University 2
Langston University 3
Lewis University
Lincoln Memorial University 3
Loma Linda University 3
Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus 2
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans Varies
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport 2
Manchester University 3
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 College of Medicine and Science 3
MCPHS University 2
Medical University of South Carolina 2
Mercer University None
Mercy College 2
Messiah University 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
Moravian University 2
Mount Saint Mary’s University 3
Mount St. Joseph University None
Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences/Mary Baldwin University 2
Nazareth College of Rochester 2
Neumann University 3
New York Institute of Technology 2
New York Medical College 3
New York University 2
North Central College (for start date Jan 2023) 3
North Central College (for start date Jan 2024) 3
Northeastern University 3
Northern Arizona University 3
Northern Illinois University 3
Northwest University
Northwestern University 3
Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale 3
Nova Southeastern University - Tampa Bay 3