Prospective Students

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Thank you for your interest in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Plymouth State University!

The Physical Therapy Program at Plymouth State University will participate in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS, for the 2019-20 admissions cycle.  Applicants applying to the entry-level physical therapist education program for the 2020 entering class will apply online using the PTCAS application. To learn more about PTCAS, visit

Students that are interested should contact Angela Boynton,, 603-535-2890

Visit the Admissions page for more information about requirements and the admissions process, and the Curriculum page to learn more about the program at Plymouth State University. Admission and Matriculation data is presented below.

Visit the Plymouth State University Non-Discrimination Policy for an  explanation of your rights, this policy applies in the “acceptance of students”.

We also encourage you to read through the DPT Student Handbook as a way to orient and information yourself to the PSU DPT Program, there is a “Note to Prospective Students” to help you navigate to the most relevant areas for prospective students.

Please visit the Graduate Tuition and Mandatory Fees page for information about the DPT Tuition and Fees (Scroll down to the section specifically for the DPT Program).

Prospective students can view the DPT Clinical Education Handbook which contains information regarding the requirements of the full time clinical education experiences such as expectations and student responsibilities.

Students interested in becoming a physical therapist are encouraged to visit the American Physical Therapy Association’s web for Prospective Students.

Admission and Matriculation Rates (Updated 7/18/19)

Overall Admission Rate: 20% (2017, 2018, 2019 admission cycles)

Qualified Candidate Admission Rate: 25%  (2017, 2018, 2019 admission cycles) (Note, a qualified candidate has an overall GPA and science GPA >= 3.0)

Matriculation Rate: 59% (This is the percentage of students attending when admitted calculated based on candidates completing the admission process, for example, students invited for an interview that did not interview are considered as not having completed the admission process)

2019 Cycle Admitted Students Quantitative Criteria (Updated 7/18/19)

Overall GPA: 3.35 (SD: 0.21)

Science GPA: 3.36 (SD: 0.26)

Verbal GRE: 44th percentile (SD: 15)

Quantitative GRE: 35th percentile (SD: 15)

Written (Analytical) GRE: 56th percentile (SD: 24)