The FAMU Graduate Office of Admission also requires:
(1) Graduate School Application which includes a Residency Classification section. Choose the correct FAMU Admission Application form for your specific circumstance:
* For current FAMU students and FAMU alumni
* For Non-FAMU U.S. Students
* For International Students
To access go to http://www.famu.edu/graduatestudies/m/assets/File/GradApp_NF_08262011.pdf
(2) Immunization Form (required at time of matriculation into the program; if accepted into the program)
Go to http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?shs&Immunizations. To expedite processing, please download and print the Immunization Form and mail the completed form to the address specified on the form.
(3) Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL= 550/paper-based; 80 internet-based) sent directly to the PTCAS TOEFL code 5312 from the Educational Testing Service *OR* International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores (6.5) sent to FAMU, if an applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, when an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the only official language or from a university where English is the only official language of instruction.
Applicants MUST take the Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections.
Three professional letters of reference are required, one by a physical therapist, addressing your ability to succeed in a graduate program.
A minimum of 20 hours of volunteer/observation/work experience in a physical therapy setting. (Evidence should be in the form of letters(s), signed by the department physical therapist(s), or the designated facility volunteer coordinator).
Applicants seeking admission must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale over the last 60 credit hours or 90 quarter hours (whichever one is applicable) of undergraduate study.