How to Apply:  DPT Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy

Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy applicants must submit both the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) and Upstate Applications

  • Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) application -
    • Two letters of recommendation, one MUST be from a Physical Therapist
    • Official College Transcripts
    • GRE Scores (sent directly to PTCAS)
    • The PTCAS GRE code for SUNY Upstate is 0387
  • Once Upstate receives your application from PTCAS, a link to our Secondary Application will be e-mailed to you.  The Secondary Application must be submitted to Upstate Medical University along with a $65 application fee no later than February 1.

Interviews will be granted upon successful screening of completed applications.
Additional requirements based on individual situations.  It is the responsibility of each student to confirm that a completed application is on file in the Office of Student Admissions.

2015 Applicants:

December 15, 2014 - Deadline for completion of PTCAS
February 1, 2015 - Deadline for completion of Upstate Secondary Application

Upstate operates on a rolling admission basis.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply well in advance of the application deadline.

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"I chose Upstate because the environment was very welcoming and it seemed like a great environment to learn. The faculty are great and willing to help anyone."
Kristina Wulff, Class of 2011


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Phone: 315 464-4570