South College- Atlanta Campus Doctor of Physical Therapy
South College ATTN: DPT Admissions 2600 Century Parkway NE Atlanta Georgia 30345 United States
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Per CAPTE: "This program has begun the process toward accreditation by submitting an Application for Candidacy. A review of the Application for Candidacy is scheduled and a determination on candidacy is anticipated prior to their stated matriculation date. Submission of an Application for Candidacy does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the professional phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in professional courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved."

Should the program not obtain Candidate for Accreditation status and not be eligible to admit students, applicants to the program will not be refunded the PTCAS application fee paid to apply to the program.

"This page is intended for college transfer students and graduates ONLY. High school students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the guaranteed freshman-entry program. Do not apply using PTCAS."

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South College Mission Statement 

"The mission of the South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program is to provide an innovative, career-focused education that develops Doctor of Physical Therapy who are highly skilled, mindful, and empathetic care providers. They are passionate lifelong learners, socially responsive servant leaders in their local community, and highly engaged in their professional and broader healthcare communities. Graduates will be equipped to deliver exemplary care in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented, and value-based healthcare environment. "

South College Atlanta Vision 

The South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program strives to be a program of choice for students seeking high-quality and accessible physical therapy education. With a focus on excellence and innovation, our faculty, students, and alumni will be highly effective, compassionate, and inclusive members and leaders in the profession. Our faculty, staff, students, and alumni will be exceptionally prepared for the transformations and agility required of 21st century educators and health care providers.

What is holistic admissions?

South College Atlanta adheres to a holistic admission policy by considering the whole applicant. We value character traits, life experience, extracurricular activities, along with your academic grades and test scores. Our admission includes asynchronous interview along with a hybrid learning simulation that allows you to experience a mini-version of what it would feel like as you consider our fast-paced, hybrid DPT program in Atlanta.

Diversity and Equity Statement 

South College Atlanta DPT Program is intentionally seeking solutions to decreased healthcare disparities by educating physical therapists that will serve in underserved populations.  We strive to improve representation and are committed to the success of all by increasing the diversity in physical therapy programs. Additionally, we aim to create socially responsive servant leaders to enhance the future of physical therapy and the health and wellness of all populations.

Student Success Statement

South College Atlanta DPT Program is committed to the success of all students, and we begin by gathering data to support your success during the admissions process.  We require the GRE as part of the admissions process to help identify how best we can support our students. However, the GRE scores are not weighted in our admissions decision-making process. Please forward your GRE results. If you have not taken the GRE, contact us at for an exemption code. We can only best support you with the data that is provided to us.  

Additionally, we have a Hybrid Learning Simulated activity that allows us to gather more information to support you and your success in our program.  


Program offers a guaranteed freshman admission pathway?
Dual Degrees
Will the professional (entry-level) PT program offer a satellite or branch campus to applicants during the upcoming admissions cycle?
Admission Interviews
Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Additional information about interviews

The Admissions Committee will select and invite the most qualified applicants for an interview. Web- based interviews will be conducted so travel to campus is not required. Applicants must have access to a computer with internet, webcam, and microphone capabilities for the interviewing process.

Is a Deposit Required for Accepted Applicants?
Total cumulative deposit
Additional Information about Deposit
This is non- refundable deposit will be applied directly towards your tuition and fees when matriculating into the program. The deposit is due 10th days after acceptance into the DPT Program.
Deposit Refundable?
Additional Information about Refunds
Deposits collected on a rolling basis after offer of admission made?
Total Cost of Education for In-State Students
Total Cost of Education for out of State Students
Incoming Class Profile
Anticipated Size of the Next Entering Class
Size of Most Recent Entering Class
Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) Status
Program housed at a Minority-Serving Institution No
Employees500 to 3000