Doctor of Physical Therapy

Application Deadlines

Franklin Pierce University accepts applications through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) beginning in July for admission in August of the following calendar year. We have established a soft deadline of January 15th for both locations, meaning we will consider those meeting the January 15th deadline first, but will continue to accept applications through March 15th.

Application Process

  • 1) Review program requirements
    2) Review PTCAS general instructions
    3) Review PTCAS application instructions
    4) Submit online application, documents and fees

  • You may view admission requirements as well as application information and instructions directly on the Franklin Pierce University program directory pages from the PTCAS website:

  • Once you have reviewed the admission requirements and gathered your materials, you should create an online account to begin the application process. Please note that PTCAS charges a fee to applicants using the service, the University does not receive any portion of this fee.

  • Interviews: Formal interviews are not required, but applicants are welcome to visit the campus and can arrange a tour by contacting the Program Coordinator at

    Additional required or supplemental materials:
    • You will need to submit your GRE scores to the University through PTCAS, using the Educational Testing Service FPU Code 2477.
    • Do not submit Transcripts directly to the University unless specifically requested.
    • Documents specific to international students should be submitted directly to the program (i.e. WES, TOEFL).


Have questions or need assistance with the application?


Franklin Pierce University
College of Graduate & Professional Studies

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program  
Arizona Office
603-647-3550  New Hampshire Office