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New York University Department of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development 380 Second Avenue, 4th Floor New York NY 10010 United States
Phone+1 212.998.9413
Phone 2 +1 212.998.9400
Private
CAPTE Accredited
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental FEE required?
Yes
Supplemental fee amount
$50
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
No
Description of supplemental materials required
Please see below for the link to the supplemental fee payment page.
Link to supplemental forms or instructions
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Is GRE Required?
Yes
Your program's GRE codes
Program's PTCAS GRE code
1575
Additional information about program's GRE requirements
GRE scores - Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must be received by PTCAS by the December 1 admissions deadline. Official scores should be sent by the Educational Testing Service to code 1575 - New York U PTCAS.
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
Evaluator type accepted
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
PT Observation Hours
Information about your PT requirements
A minimum of one day (8 hours) of observation in each of three different physical therapy locations, including at least one inpatient setting, with documentation from each facility.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are required - a licensed PT must verify hours w/ signed form uploaded or online via PTCAS
Total number of PT Hours REQUIRED
24
Total number of PT Hours RECOMMENDED
24
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Required
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered
GPA Requirements
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
Program-specific prerequisite
3.00
Additional information about program's GPA requirements
To be considered for admission to the New York University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, you must meet the following requirements:

* A baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.00

* A minimum GPA of 3.00 in the prerequisite natural science courses
Background Checks
Background check required prior to matriculation.
No
Program participates in PTCAS Background Check process through Certiphi Screening.
No
International Students
Program considers Canadian coursework?
Yes
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Send WES foreign evaluation for Canadian courses to PTCAS
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)