Arkansas College of Health Education School of Physical Therapy
7000 Chad Colley Boulevard Fort Smith AR 72916 United States
Phone+1 479.401.6024
Private
CAPTE Candidate
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
No
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
No
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Evaluator type accepted
Physical Therapist-2
Evaluator type accepted
Professor in Major
Evaluator type accepted
Professor
Evaluator type accepted
Academic
Evaluator type accepted
Supervisor/Employer
Evaluator type accepted
Teaching Assistant
Evaluator type not accepted
PTA
Evaluator type accepted
Pre-PT Advisor
Evaluator type accepted
Politician
Evaluator type accepted
Health Care Professional
Evaluator type accepted
Friend
Evaluator type not accepted
Family Member
Evaluator type not accepted
Co-worker
Evaluator type not accepted
Clergy
Evaluator type accepted
Other
Evaluator type not accepted
Number of references required by program
2
Additional information about program's reference requirements
At least one letter from a physical therapist is preferred. 
PT Observation Hours
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are not required but are considered
Total number of PT Hours REQUIRED
0
Total number of PT Hours RECOMMENDED
20
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
While a minimum GPA is not required, ACHE DPT uses a holistic review process, which includes an assessment of an applicant's academic performance and potential for educational success.  The program uses the highest grade earned in prerequisite GPA calculations, if course was repeated. 
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
Yes
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
No
International Students
Program considers Canadian coursework?
No
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?
Not sure at this time
Citizenship requirements
Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents