Columbia University Programs in Physical Therapy
617 West 168th Street The Georgian Building, 3rd Floor New York NY 10032 United States
Phone+1 212.305.0470
Fax+1 212.305.4569
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Start Dates
PT program start date for entering class
09/06/2022
Multiple start dates?
No
Application Deadlines
PTCAS application deadline
December 1, 2021
Deadline Type
Firm
Program has rolling admissions process?
Yes
Important dates

July 2021:  PTCAS opens.

Applicants are encouraged to file their application with PTCAS as early as possible as the Columbia PT Program follows a rolling admission format. 

August 2021 - January 2022

Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee as they are received. 

Eligible applicants will be invited to a required on- campus interview.  Interviews often begin as early as October and usually conclude in December or once the class is full.  Applicants should expect to spend a full day at Columbia University meeting with students, faculty, Program Director, and the Co-Directors of Clinical Education.  You will tour the facilities and have ample time to meet with current DPT students.

Admission decisions are made as early as October and continue until the class is full.

December 1, 2021:  (11:59pm EST) PTCAS due date. 

All application materials (application, transcripts to date, GRE reported scores, and recommendation letters) must be received by PTCAS by the December 2, 2020 deadline.  Official GRE scores must be reported via PTCAS GRE Code 7745.

Applications on file with PTCAS by December 1, which remain incomplete, must have missing documentation submitted and reviewed with receipt to the program by January 7, 2022.

No application will be reviewed for admissions consideration after January 7, 2022.

Open House:

Columbia University Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT) invities prospective students who are interested in pursuing a physical therapy career to attend an Open House. Information on the Columbia DPT curriculum including the required foundational and personalized elective components, admission criteria, and helpful hints on applying to PT school are discussed.   Open house dates and registration can be found on our website:  https://www.ps.columbia.edu/education/academic-programs/doctor-physical-therapy/prospective-students/admissions/open-houses or email ptadmissions@cumc.columbia.edu