University of Nebraska Medical Center

Admission Timetable

Application Open: June 15, 2023
Application Deadline: October 2, 2023
Materials Deadline: October 2, 2023
Interview Dates: TBA

Timeline for Admissions

The University of Nebraska Medical Center DPT program participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS. Applicants must apply online using the PTCAS application. See application on the PTCAS website. Please be aware that it can take up to 5 weeks for PTCAS to complete the review and verification of your application. Students are encouraged to apply early.

All required application materials must be received by the PTCAS deadline in order to be considered as an applicant. Applicants are strongly encouraged to check their application status on PTCAS. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all materials that must be submitted directly to the PT program have been received.

The Admissions Committee completes the review of all applications and determines which applicants will be invited for personal interviews. Applicants with missing materials will be classified as ineligible. By early December, all applicants will be notified as to whether they are or are not being offered a personal interview.

Personal interviews for selected applicants. A personal interview with the Admissions Committee is required in order to be considered for admission. Interviews will be offered to a limited number of qualified applicants before final acceptance is offered. The selection process for an interview is based on overall grade point average, math/science grade point average, scores on the verbal, quantitative and analytical portions of the GRE, and evidence of ability to successfully complete all required courses by July 15th of the year of matriculation at UNMC. In addition to the criteria for interview selection, the selection process for admittance is based on interview performance, writing skills, work history and extracurricular activities, rationale for physical therapy as a career choice and personal references. The admissions process is based upon selection of the most qualified applicants from within the current year's applicant pool. Previous applications to the program neither hinder nor assist applicants who choose to reapply in subsequent years.

Admissions Committee decisions are made and all applicants are notified of the results by email.

Mid-July (year of matriculation)
Entering students must have completed all required course work. Proof in the form of final, official transcripts must be submitted. The Division reserves the right to withdraw the offer for admission if these courses are not completed by the July 15 deadline. If more time is needed, permission must be received from CAHP Enrollment Management & Student Affairs.

University, College & Program Orientation events held the week before classes.
Classes begin.

Please contact: CAHP Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Email or 402-559-6673.