Join Organization 2022-23
Carlow University
3333 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh PA 15213 USA
Private
CAPTE Developing
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
No
Reference Requirements
Physical Therapist-1
Applicant must send one reference from this specific type of evaluator
Physical Therapist-2
Evaluator type accepted
Professor in Major
Evaluator type accepted
Professor
Evaluator type accepted
Academic
Applicant must send a reference from one or more evaluators in this category
Supervisor/Employer
Evaluator type accepted
Teaching Assistant
Evaluator type not accepted
PTA
Evaluator type not accepted
Pre-PT Advisor
Evaluator type accepted
Politician
Evaluator type not 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 not accepted
Other
Evaluator type not accepted
Number of references required by program
2
Additional information about program's reference requirements
Two Letters of recommendation with a narrative describing the following: 
???	From a licensed physical therapist, you observed describing your passion for physical therapy and how our profession is a right fit for you and vice versa.   
???	From an undergraduate counselor or professor who can describe your personal and academic abilities to be successful in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program and become a licensed practitioner 
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
While a set number of observation hours is not required, it is expected that interested students will have engaged in those opportunities to be able to articulate their interest in the physical therapy profession confidently and competently.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are not required but are highly recommended
Total number of PT Hours REQUIRED
0
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
Students must earn a minimum grade of "C+" in all prerequisite courses. Candidates must have completed the prerequisites within the last 10 years. We accept applications with prerequisites still in progress if we receive official transcripts showing successful completion (???C+??? or better) prior to program matriculation.
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
Yes
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
Not sure at this time - Please send more information
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?
Yes
Citizenship requirements
Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, Canadian citizens, Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens with a visa, Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens, Other non-citizens (e.g., refugees)