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Physical Therapy Application Instructions

All Doctor of Physical Therapy* (DPT) applicants must apply through the Physical Therapy Central Application Service (PTCAS). Application instructions for PTCAS are found at

The admission cycle will be available from July 1 through Nov. 1. All application documents must be submitted no later than Nov. 1. The cohort will begin in June, so you are applying for the following summer term.

The DPT Program does not have admission and enrollment practices that favor specified individuals or groups. All DPT applicants must meet the admission requirements.

Application materials

In order to complete the DPT Application, applicants must submit the following:

  • PTCAS Application, which includes the following:
    • Transcripts
    • 3 letters of recommendation
      • 1 letter each from the following: Licensed Physical Therapist whom the applicant has observed; Science Professor/Instructor; Additional Professor, health professional, or recent/current employer or supervisor
    • Resume/CV
    • Official GRE score report: OCU PTCAS Designated Institution Code = 4914
    • Observation hours will be entered in PTCAS as well:
      • Need 48 hours of PT observation
    • PTCAS fee (determined by # of designated programs)

The OCU DPT Program DOES NOT have a supplemental application.

Questions? Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions

Call 405-208-5351

Email [email protected]

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Oklahoma City University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: [email protected]; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (405) 208-6260 or email [email protected].

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