Entry-Level DPT Admissions

Download the SoPT brochure by clicking on the image:

Brochure 2017

  The University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy Admissions Committee reviews    applicants holistically taking into consideration academic history, leadership qualities and service    to the community among other things.  Those considered most competitive will be invited to an        on-campus interview.

  Campus tour - Individual or group campus tours are available by appointment. 

  To schedule your campus tour, click below: tour

You can also take a virtual tour of our beautiful campus by clicking on image below!

SoPT entrance logo

Applications for Fall 2018 will be accepted from July 5, 2018 to January 15, 2019 through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS).

Priority Application date: September 1st, 2018.

Qualified applicants with completed applications will be considered for Interview.

1st interview date - September 29, 2018 (for those who make Priority Application date) 

 

***Applicants that apply to the program prior to August 31 will have the supplemental fee waived for the 2018-19 cycle.  After August 31st, applicants must pay the $50 supplemental application fee. Students that pay the supplemental application fee prior to August 31st will not be issued refunds. 

 

Admissions Checklist

PTCAS Application

www.ptcas.org

Official College Transcripts

Submit all official college transcripts to PTCAS.

The average GPA for the last three (3) cohorts admitted was 3.3 with an average Science GPA of 3.0.

Official GRE Test Scores

Submit official test scores to PTCAS using GRE Code 0341.  Scores sent directly to UIW or entered in PTCAS by applicant will not be reviewed. 

GRE score of 150 for each component (quantitative and verbal) is strongly recommended. The Verbal GRE score is a strong predictor of success in the program.

Letters of Reference

Submit three letters of reference to PTCAS. 
At least one letter must be from a licensed Physical Therapist.

Observation Hours

Minimum of 100 verified observation hours in at least two different physical therapy settings which focus on different physical therapy specialties (ex. neuromuscular, orthopedic, pediatric, geriatric, sports, etc.)

PTCAS Application Fee

Pay online through PTCAS.

Supplemental Application Fee

Applicants that apply to the program prior to August 31 will have the supplemental fee waived for the 2018-19 cycle.  After August 31st, applicants must pay the $50 supplemental application fee. Students that pay the supplemental application fee prior to August 31st will not be issued refunds.

Click here to pay the Supplemental Application Fee of $50.

 

For additional admissions questions, please contact:

School of Physical Therapy Admissions Office at:
dptadmissions@uiwtx.edu 
210-283-6948