Doctor of Physical Therapy

Application Deadlines


Students applying to begin in August of 2017 and beyond: 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 hard deadline of November 1st for both locations. 

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