Doctor of Physical Therapy ProgramAdmission Process

Please submit the following information in order to be considered for admission to the DPT Program.

*In addition to these items, an interview will be scheduled in January 2016.

Note: The application deadline is December 1, 2015 for the Fall 2016 class.

Application Process

  1. Apply Online
  2. Send your Official Transcripts
    Submit official transcripts from an accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree.Additionally, submit all official transcripts from institutions where required prerequisite coursework was completed (if different from Bachelor’s degree institution).
    *To be considered official, transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from the institution
  3. Submit your GRE Scores
    Submit GRE scores to Concordia using institution code 6114.
    *Exam must be taken within the last 5 years
  4. Complete and Submit Observation Hours
    Submit one hundred (100) physical therapy observation hours using this form.
  5. Submit two (2) letters of professional recommendation.One letter must be from a current physical therapist.
    Letters should address the following questions:

    1. How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
    2. What is the greatest strength the applicant would bring to the CSP DPT program?
    3. Is there anything the applicant could work on to increase his/her likelihood of success in the CSP DPT program?
    4. Provide your overall recommendation: Strongly Recommend, Recommend, Neutral, Do Not Recommend.

Application Materials Submission

  • by mail:
    Concordia University
    Office of Admissions, DPT Program
    1282 Concordia Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104
  • by email: graduateadmissions@csp.edu
  • by fax: 651-603-6320

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Admissions Requirements

Prerequisite Coursework

  • Chemistry (2 courses with lab)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (2 sequenced courses)
  • Physics (2 courses with lab)
  • Psychology and a second behavioral/social science
  • Statistics

Grade Point Average

  • Prerequisite Coursework GPA: ≥ 3.0
    Note: All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of at least a C as well as a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Cumulative: ≥ 3.0
    Note: All undergraduate coursework must combine to a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Transfer Credits
Transfer credit will not be accepted to apply toward DPT curriculum completion.

DPT Program Tuition

Fall 2015 Tuition: $810/credit hour for 111-credit program

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