Use your hands, minds and hearts to enhance quality of life.

This 29-month program is designed for those who have earned a bachelor’s degree. A combination of small group learning, didactic and clinical courses, plus the opportunity to participate in community outreach, prepares students to pass the National Physical Therapy Examination, and then embark on a career dedicated to helping others.

Application Checklist

  • Completed PTCAS application:
  • PTCAS Application Fee: Pay online through PTCAS.
  • Official GRE Test Scores: Submit official test scores to PTCAS using GRE Code 0341. Scores sent directly to UIW or entered in PTCAS by the applicant will not be reviewed. Recommended GRE score of 150 for each component (quantitative and verbal). The verbal GRE score is a strong predictor of success in the program.
  • Official College Transcripts: Submit all official college transcripts to PTCAS. 2.9 or higher PT Prerequisite GPA required. Recommended GPA of 3.0 overall, last 60 hours and PT prerequisites
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three are required, including one from a licensed physical therapist.
  • Verified Observation Hours: 50 hours required in at least two different physical therapy settings that focus on different physical therapy specialties (neuromuscular, orthopedic, pediatric, geriatric, sports, etc.)
  • Supplemental Application Fee: Applicants who complete and submit their application to the program prior to August 31 will have the supplemental fee waived for the 2022-2023 cycle. After August 31, applicants must pay the $50 supplemental application fee. Students that pay the supplemental application fee prior to August 31 will not be issued refunds. Click here to pay the Supplemental Application Fee of $50. Current UIW students, UIW Alumni, and re-applicants do not have to pay the $50 Supplemental Application Fee.

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