Welcome to the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service Programs Directory!

The Physical Therapist Centralized Application Services (PTCAS) is a centralized application service that streamlines the admissions process for many PT programs. Carefully review the PTCAS Directory pages by clicking the ‘List of Programs’ link above to view important program-specific admission requirements and descriptions.
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Visit the PTCAS community feed to review the latest updates and resources from PTCAS Programs and PTCAS staff. To review program specific updates, please visit the community feed listed on individual program’s pages.
  • Shenandoah University, shared an update
    Posted8 days AGO
    We have a new contact email address for all SUPT applicants to use when contacting us regarding admissions: dptadmissions@su.edu. Please use that for all correspondence as our Primary Admissions Coordinator is retiring on July 17, 2020
    We have a new contact email address for all SUPT applicants to use when contacting us regarding admissions: dptadmissions@su.edu. Please use that for all correspondence as our Primary Admissions Coordinator is retiring on July 17, 2020
  • Posted9 days AGO
    The University at Buffalo will be allowing temporary use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as an option for standardized english language proficiency testing for international applicants. This test is a fully online test. The minimum score requirement for the Duolingo English Test (DET) is 120. Applicants with questions should email Jaclyn Levesque, Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator for additional information.
    The University at Buffalo will be allowing temporary use of the Duolingo English Test (DET) as an option for standardized english language proficiency testing for international applicants. This test is a fully online test. The minimum score requirement for the Duolingo English Test (DET) is 120. Applicants with questions should email Jaclyn Levesque, Admissions and Enrollment Coordinator for additional information.
  • Posted10 days AGO
    Due to the impact of COVID-19, Rutgers DPT-South (Blackwood) has decided to waive the GRE requirement.
    Due to the impact of COVID-19, Rutgers DPT-South (Blackwood) has decided to waive the GRE requirement.
  • Courtney Merritt, American Physical Therapy Association, shared an update
    PostedThursday, June 18, 2020 at 5:05 PM
    The PTCAS 2020-21 application cycle is now open. Applicants are invited to visit the applicant portal to create an account or login to an existing account to begin your PTCAS application. https://ptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login
    The PTCAS 2020-21 application cycle is now open. Applicants are invited to visit the applicant portal to create an account or login to an existing account to begin your PTCAS application. https://ptcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login
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About PTCAS

The Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) is a service of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). PTCAS allows applicants to use a single application and one set of materials to apply to multiple DPT programs.

Visit the PTCAS Applicant Help Center and directory pages before you apply. The 2018-2019 application is now open. 

If a disability prevents you from accessing the application, email PTCAS or call 617/612-2040.