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 January 2022) 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
Army-Baylor University 3
AT Still University of Health Sciences 2
Augusta University 3
Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2022) 3
Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2022) 2
Bellarmine University Varies
Belmont University 2
Boston University 3
Bowling Green State 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 (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
Columbia University 3
Concordia University - Saint Paul 2
Concordia University Wisconsin 2
Creighton University - Omaha 3
Creighton University - Phoenix 3
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
D'Youville College 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
Grand Valley State University 2
Hampton University 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 3
Langston University 3
Lincoln Memorial University 3
Loma Linda University 3
Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus 2
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans None
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport 2
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 3
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
Oregon State University - Cascades 3
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences 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 (Summer & 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 2
Seton Hill University 3
Shenandoah University 2
Simmons University 3
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania 3
South College - January Cohort 2
South College - June Cohort 2