Application Procedure and Deadlines

We are participating in the APTA sponsored application service called Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS). To apply to the Emory DPT program, please visit and follow the instructions. More information regarding PTCAS can be found at and by calling 617-612-2040.

Application deadline is 11:59 pm on November 1, 2021
During peak application season, it can take several weeks before we receive your submitted application from PTCAS. Therefore, applicants should have their applications submitted with ALL supporting documents well before November 1, 2021.


Round one PTCAS application deadline is September 15, 2021. If invited, interviews will be held in November 2021.
Round two PTCAS application deadline is November 1, 2021. If invited, interviews will be held in January 2022.


A complete application must include the following:

  1. Official transcripts from all schools listed on your application
  2. Official GRE scores (Institution code #0102)
  3. 3 letters of recommendation
  4. Volunteer or Paid Physical Therapy Observation Hours
  5. Required Essays
  6. Pre-requisite information
  7. Paid supplemental application fee

Supplemental Application and Fee

Be sure to pay supplemental application fee of $65.00 online. It is important to provide the name of the applicant if applicant’s name is different from the name on the credit card.

For further information concerning the application process, please contact:
Division of Physical Therapy
(404) 727-4002