Deadlines by Date

Deadline Instructions

APPLY EARLY! Many DPT programs have multiple deadline dates (i.e., preferred, priority, or early decision) or operate on a rolling admissions process. The deadline indicates when your materials must arrive at PTCAS (and not at the program). You should e-submit your application as soon as it's complete and NOT wait for PTCAS to receive all of your transcripts or references.

Disclaimer - This summary information is provided as a service to applicants. APTA, PTCAS, and participating programs strive to maintain accurate and current information on all PTCAS web pages; but are not responsible for any errors or omissions. Admission requirements are subject to change.

PTCAS Deadline Program Name State PTCAS Deadline Type Soft Deadline Close Date
Aug 17 2020 Georgia State University GA Soft Oct 15 2020
Aug 17 2020 Samuel Merritt University CA Soft Sep 1 2020
Aug 17 2020 University of Dayton OH Soft Oct 01 2020
Aug 17 2020 University of North Georgia GA Soft Oct 01 2020
Aug 17 2020 University of St Augustine for Health Sciences - Flex Program (Choose from 3 campuses) FL Soft Dec 01 2020
Aug 17 2020 University of St Augustine for Health Sciences - Residential Program (Choose from 4 campuses) FL Soft Nov 02 2020
Aug 17 2020 University of Tennessee Health Science Center TN Soft Nov 02 2020
Sep 01 2020 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga TN Firm
Sep 01 2020 Western Carolina University NC Firm
Sep 15 2020 Anderson University SC Soft Oct 01 2020
Sep 15 2020 Concordia University Wisconsin WI Firm
Sep 15 2020 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AR Firm
Sep 15 2020 University of Iowa IA Soft Dec 01 2020
Sep 15 2020 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC Firm
Oct 01 2020 Alabama State University AL Firm
Oct 01 2020 Angelo State University TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 Army-Baylor University TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 Baylor University (for class beginning in Jan 2021) TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 Belmont University TN Soft Nov 02 2020
Oct 01 2020 California State University, Fresno CA Firm
Oct 01 2020 California State University, Sacramento CA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Central Michigan University MI Firm
Oct 01 2020 Chatham University PA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Cleveland State University OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 College of St Scholastica MN Firm
Oct 01 2020 College of Staten Island, (CUNY) NY Firm
Oct 01 2020 Columbia University NY Firm
Oct 01 2020 East Carolina University NC Firm
Oct 01 2020 Idaho State University ID Soft Feb 01 2021
Oct 01 2020 Indiana State University IN Firm
Oct 01 2020 Indiana University - School of Health & Human Sciences IN Firm
Oct 01 2020 Kean University NJ Soft Dec 01 2020
Oct 01 2020 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans LA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport LA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Medical University of South Carolina SC Firm
Oct 01 2020 Methodist University NC Firm
Oct 01 2020 Missouri State University MO Firm
Oct 01 2020 Mount St. Joseph University OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 New York University NY Soft Dec 01 2020
Oct 01 2020 Northeastern University MA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Northern Arizona University AZ Firm
Oct 01 2020 Northern Illinois University IL Firm
Oct 01 2020 Ohio State University OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 Ohio University OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 Pacific University OR Firm
Oct 01 2020 Radford University VA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South) NJ Firm
Oct 01 2020 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark/North Campus) NJ Firm
Oct 01 2020 Samford University AL Firm
Oct 01 2020 Shenandoah University VA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Tennessee State University TN Firm
Oct 01 2020 Texas State University TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University CA Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Central Arkansas AR Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Cincinnati OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Colorado CO Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Evansville IN Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Illinois at Chicago IL Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Indianapolis IN Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Jamestown ND Soft Dec 15 2020
Oct 01 2020 University of Kansas Medical Center KS Soft Nov 02 2020
Oct 01 2020 University of Mount Union OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Nebraska Medical Center NE Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Nevada, Las Vegas NV Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of New Mexico NM Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center OK Soft Feb 01 2021
Oct 01 2020 University of Pittsburgh PA Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, The TX Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Toledo OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 University of Utah UT Firm
Oct 01 2020 Virginia Commonwealth University VA Firm
Oct 01 2020 Walsh University OH Firm
Oct 01 2020 Western Michigan University MI Firm
Oct 01 2020 Wichita State University KS Firm
Oct 01 2020 Youngstown State University OH Firm
Oct 15 2020 Azusa Pacific University (for class beginning in Jan 2021) CA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Bradley University IL Firm
Oct 15 2020 Chapman University (for class beginning fall 2021) CA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Chapman University (for class beginning summer 2021) CA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Duke University NC Firm
Oct 15 2020 Georgia Southern University GA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Governors State University IL Firm
Oct 15 2020 Grand Valley State University MI Firm
Oct 15 2020 Marshall University WV Firm
Oct 15 2020 Marymount University VA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences MN Firm
Oct 15 2020 Mercy College NY Soft Jan 15 2021
Oct 15 2020 MGH Institute of Health Professions MA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Nazareth College of Rochester NY Firm
Oct 15 2020 New York Institute of Technology NY Soft Dec 15 2020
Oct 15 2020 Oakland University MI Firm
Oct 15 2020 Sacred Heart University CT Firm
Oct 15 2020 Seton Hall University NJ Firm
Oct 15 2020 South College - January Cohort TN Soft Nov 16 2020
Oct 15 2020 Stockton University NJ Firm
Oct 15 2020 Stony Brook University NY Firm
Oct 15 2020 Texas Woman's University TX Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Miami FL Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Michigan - Flint MI Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Montana - Missoula MT Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Rhode Island RI Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Saint Mary KS Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, The - Bridge PTA to DPT Program TX Firm
Oct 15 2020 University of Washington WA Firm
Oct 15 2020 Wayne State University MI Firm
Oct 15 2020 Western Kentucky University KY Firm
Oct 15 2020 Wheeling University WV Soft Apr 01 2021
Nov 02 2020 AdventHealth University FL Soft Jan 15 2021
Nov 02 2020 Andrews University MI Soft Dec 15 2020
Nov 02 2020 Arcadia University PA Soft Dec 01 2020
Nov 02 2020 Bellarmine University KY Firm
Nov 02 2020 California State University, Long Beach CA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Clarke University IA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Duquesne University PA Soft Mar 01 2021
Nov 02 2020 Elon University NC Firm Not Applicable
Nov 02 2020 Emory & Henry College VA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Emory University GA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University - Doctor of Physical Therapy LA Soft Apr 15 2021
Nov 02 2020 George Fox University OR Firm
Nov 02 2020 Harding University AR Firm
Nov 02 2020 Marquette University WI Firm
Nov 02 2020 Mercer University GA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Oklahoma City University OK Firm
Nov 02 2020 Old Dominion University VA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Regis University CO Firm
Nov 02 2020 Rockhurst University MO Soft Jan 15 2021
Nov 02 2020 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Soft Mar 01 2021
Nov 02 2020 Temple University PA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Tufts University MA Firm
Nov 02 2020 University at Buffalo, State University of New York NY Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Alabama at Birmingham AL Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Central Florida FL Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Findlay OH Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Florida FL Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Maryland - Baltimore MD Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Puget Sound WA Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of South Carolina SC Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Texas at El Paso TX Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, The TX Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas TX Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of the Pacific CA Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of the Sciences in Philadelphia PA Soft Feb 15 2021
Nov 02 2020 University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse WI Firm
Nov 02 2020 University of Wisconsin-Madison WI Firm Nov 02 2020
Nov 02 2020 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee WI Firm
Nov 02 2020 West Virginia University WV Firm
Nov 02 2020 Western University of Health Sciences CA Firm
Nov 02 2020 Widener University PA Soft Dec 01 2020
Nov 16 2020 Boston University MA Firm
Nov 16 2020 Eastern Washington University WA Firm
Nov 16 2020 Florida Gulf Coast University FL Soft Jan 15 2021
Nov 16 2020 Gannon University - Erie PA Firm
Nov 16 2020 Marist College - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program NY Soft May 17 2021
Nov 16 2020 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science IL Firm
Nov 16 2020 Simmons University MA Firm
Nov 16 2020 University of Hartford CT Soft Dec 01 2020
Nov 16 2020 University of New England ME Firm
Nov 16 2020 University of North Florida FL Firm
Nov 16 2020 University of Scranton PA Firm
Nov 16 2020 University of South Florida FL Firm
Nov 16 2020 University of Vermont VT Firm
Dec 01 2020 American International College MA Soft Mar 01 2021
Dec 01 2020 Briar Cliff University IA Soft Jan 15 2021
Dec 01 2020 Concordia University - Saint Paul MN Firm
Dec 01 2020 D'Youville College NY Firm
Dec 01 2020 Daemen College NY Firm
Dec 01 2020 DeSales University PA Firm
Dec 01 2020 Drexel University PA Firm
Dec 01 2020 Gannon University - Ruskin FL Firm
Dec 01 2020 Loma Linda University CA Firm
Dec 01 2020 Mount Saint Mary’s University CA Firm
Dec 01 2020 Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences/Mary Baldwin University VA Firm
Dec 01 2020 Northwestern University IL Firm
Dec 01 2020 Springfield College MA Firm
Dec 01 2020 St. Ambrose University IA Firm
Dec 01 2020 St. Catherine University MN Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of Kentucky KY Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of Maryland - Eastern Shore MD Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of Pittsburgh - DPT/PhD in Bioengineering Program PA Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of South Alabama AL Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of South Dakota SD Firm
Dec 01 2020 University of Southern California CA Firm
Dec 15 2020 AT Still University of Health Sciences AZ Firm
Dec 15 2020 Augusta University (formerly known as Georgia Regents University) GA Firm
Dec 15 2020 California State University, Northridge CA Firm
Dec 15 2020 Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center IA Soft Feb 15 2021
Dec 15 2020 George Washington University DC Firm
Dec 15 2020 Hardin-Simmons University TX Soft Jan 15 2021
Dec 15 2020 Howard University DC Soft Jan 15 2021
Dec 15 2020 Husson University ME Firm
Dec 15 2020 Midwestern University - Downers Grove IL Firm
Dec 15 2020 Midwestern University - Glendale AZ Soft Feb 15 2021
Dec 15 2020 Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale FL Firm
Dec 15 2020 Nova Southeastern University - Tampa Bay (Blended 4-Year Program) FL Firm
Dec 15 2020 Plymouth State University NH Soft Feb 01 2021
Dec 15 2020 Sage Colleges, The NY Firm
Dec 15 2020 State University of New York Upstate Medical University NY Firm
Dec 15 2020 Thomas Jefferson University PA Firm
Dec 15 2020 University of Delaware DE Firm
Dec 15 2020 University of Mary ND Firm
Dec 15 2020 University of North Dakota ND Firm
Dec 15 2020 University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth TX Firm
Jan 15 2021 Alvernia University PA Firm
Jan 15 2021 Carroll University WI Firm
Jan 15 2021 College of Saint Mary NE Firm
Jan 15 2021 Creighton University NE Firm
Jan 15 2021 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University FL Firm
Jan 15 2021 Florida Southern College FL Firm
Jan 15 2021 Hampton University VA Firm
Jan 15 2021 Langston University OK Firm
Jan 15 2021 Saint Francis University PA Firm
Jan 15 2021 Touro University Nevada NV Firm
Jan 15 2021 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor TX Firm
Jan 15 2021 University of the Incarnate Word TX Firm
Jan 15 2021 William Carey University MS Firm
Jan 15 2021 Winston-Salem State University NC Firm
Feb 01 2021 Arkansas State University AR Firm
Feb 01 2021 Brenau University GA Firm
Feb 01 2021 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Suwanee - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program GA Firm
Feb 01 2021 University of Lynchburg VA Firm
Feb 01 2021 Washington University in St Louis MO Firm
Feb 15 2021 Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus NY Firm
Feb 15 2021 South College - June Cohort TN Soft May 17 2021
Feb 15 2021 West Coast University CA Firm
Mar 01 2021 Clarkson University NY Soft Apr 01 2021
Mar 01 2021 Dominican College of Blauvelt NY Firm
Mar 01 2021 East Tennessee State University TN Firm
Mar 01 2021 Florida International University FL Firm
Mar 01 2021 Franklin Pierce University (AZ) AZ Soft May 17 2021
Mar 01 2021 Franklin Pierce University (NH) NH Soft May 17 2021
Mar 01 2021 High Point University NC Firm
Mar 01 2021 Southwest Baptist University MO Firm
Mar 15 2021 New York Medical College NY Firm
Mar 15 2021 Touro College (Bayshore/Manhattan) NY Firm
Mar 15 2021 Utica College NY Firm
Apr 01 2021 MCPHS University MA Firm
Apr 01 2021 Wingate University NC Firm
May 17 2021 Campbell University NC Firm
May 17 2021 Messiah University - Doctor in Physical Therapy Program PA Firm
May 17 2021 Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions - (for the classes beginning in summer and fall) UT Firm
May 17 2021 Trine University IN Firm
Not Applicable Maryville University of Saint Louis MO Soft
Not Applicable Misericordia University PA Firm
Not Applicable Quinnipiac University CT Firm
Not Applicable Saint Louis University MO Firm