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The School of Physical Therapy annually admits students to the professional entry level Doctorate (DPT), who begin study in August each year.

The School of Physical Therapy receives applications for admission and most applicant credentials exclusively through the Physical Therapist Central Application Service (PTCAS), provided by the American Physical Therapy Association. Application instructions can be found on the Belmont University program page at

Our admissions coordinator, Sarah Schulte, will be happy to answer questions about the program, admission requirements and admission processes. Please contact her by email at, or by telephone at 615-460-6722.

Application Procedure

Complete the PTCAS application and submit supporting credentials as instructed at This includes results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The code for the School of Physical Therapy at Belmont University with the GRE is 7589. More information is available at the GRE website.

Application Deadlines
For more details on application deadlines see Important Admission Dates.  Application deadlines for 2019 enrollment are as follows:
     • Early Decision Application deadline: August 15, 2018
     • Priority Decision Application deadline: October 1, 2018
     • Regular Admission deadline: November 1, 2018

Interview Invitations
Only the most academically competitive candidates will be invited for an interview with a faculty member.

School of Physical Therapy
Admissions 615-460-6722  |  Main 615-460-6727