Physical Therapy Program GRE Requirements

Different PT programs have different GRE requirements- some don’t require the GRE at all while others have various forms of minimum requirements- from just taking the test to actual score minimums. Here are the GRE requirements by schools, according to the Physical Therapy Centralized Application Center (PTCAS).


Physical Therapy Schools Without GRE Requirement

If you are looking for a school without a GRE requirement, the following DPT schools do not require GRE scores with your application:

  • American International College
  • Clarkson University
  • Daemen College
  • Dominican College of Blauvelt
  • Gannon University Erie
  • Gannon University Ruskin
  • George Fox University
  • Indiana University
  • Loma Linda University
  • Maryville University of St. Louis
  • Misericordia University
  • Nazareth College of Rochester
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Pacific University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Saint Francis University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Samuel Merritt University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
  • University of Scranton
  • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
  • Utica College
  • Wichita State University

GRE Requirements by DPT Program

The following schools do require GRE scores. Raw score requirements for various sections are listed- if there is no score that means that there is no minimum requirement in terms of fixed score. Some of the schools on this list may have a percentile requirement but not a raw score requirement- percentile requirements are not listed here. It is always important that you go to the PTCAS website and click on the programs you are interested in to get full information on GRE requirements.

School State Verbal Minimum Quantitative Minimum Writing Minimum
AdventHealth University FL
Alabama State University AL 150 3.5
Alvernia University PA 150 150 3.5
Andrews University MI 142 142 3.0
Angelo State University TX 140 140 3.0
Arcadia University PA 151 150 4.0
Arkansas State University AR
Army-Baylor University TX 152 148 3.5
AT Still University AZ 140 140 3.5
Augusta University GA 4.0
Azusa Pacific University CA 150 150 4.0
Baylor University TX
Bellarmine University KY
Belmont University TN
Boston University MA 150 141 3.5
Bradley University IL
Brenau University GA 146 144 3.5
Briar Cliff University IA 3.0
Campbell University NC 150 150 3.5
Carroll University WI
Central Michigan University MI
Chapman University CA 146 144 3.5
Chatham University PA
Clarke University IA
Cleveland State University OH
College of St. Scholastica MN 146 144 3.0
Columbia University NY 150 150 3.5
Concordia University St. Paul MN
Concordia University Wisconsin WI
Creighton University NE
CSU Fresno CA
CSU Long Beach CA
CSU Northridge CA 3.0
CSU Sacramento CA 3.5
D’Youville College NY
Des Moines University IA
DeSales University PA 150 150
Drexel University PA 150 150 4.0
Duke University NC
Duquesne University PA 156 146
East Carolina University NC 145 145 3.0
East Tennessee State University TN
Eastern Washington University WA 4.0
Elon University NC
Emory & Henry College VA
Emory University GA 3.0
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University FL 149 148
Florida Gulf Coast University FL 4.0
Florida International University FL 3.5
Florida Southern College FL 146 144 3.0
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University LA 3.0
Franklin Pierce University Arizona AZ
Franklin Pierce University New Hampshire NH
George Washington University DC
Georgia Southern University GA 146 144
Georgia State University GA 150 145 4.0
Governors State University IL
Grand Valley State University MI
Hampton University VA 150 4.0
Hardin-Simmons University TX
Harding University AR
High Point University NC
Howard University DC 150 150 3.0
Husson University ME
Idaho State University ID 148 147 4.0
Indiana State University IN
Kean University NJ
Long Island University Brooklyn NY
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans LA
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport LA
Marist College NY 3.5
Marquette University WI 150 150 4.0
Marshall University WV 3.0
Mary Baldwin University VA
Marymount University VA 150 150 3.5
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences MN
MCPHS University MA
Medical University of South Carolina SC
Mercer University GA 150 3.5
Mercy College NY 3.0
Messiah College PA
Methodist University NC 144 145 3.0
MGH Institute of Health Professions MA 146 145 3.5
Midwestern University Downers Grove IL
Midwestern University Glendale AZ
Missouri State University MO
Mount Saint Mary’s University CA 150 150 4.0
Mount St. Joseph University OH
New York Medical College NY 150 150 4.0
New York University NY
Northeastern University MA
Northern Arizona University AZ 149 146 3.5
Northern Illinois University IL 3.0
Northwestern University IL
Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale FL
Nova Southeastern University Tampa FL
Oakland University MI 144 147
Ohio State University OH
Ohio University OH
Old Dominion University VA 148 148 3.5
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Suwanee GA
Plymouth State University NH
Radford University VA
Regis University CO
Rockhurst University MO 145 144 3.0
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions UT 3.0
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science IL
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South) NJ
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark/North Campus) NJ 150 150 3.5
Sacred Heart University CT
Samford University AL
San Francisco State University CA 4.0
Seton Hall University NJ 150 150 3.0
Shenandoah University VA
Simmons University MA 150 144 4.0
South College TN
Southwest Baptist University MO
Springfield College MA 150 150 3.5
St. Ambrose University IA
St. Catherine University MN
Stockton University NJ
Stony Brook University NY
SUNY Buffalo NY
Temple University PA
Tennessee State University TN 150 150
Texas State University TX 150 145
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center TX
Texas Woman’s University TX
The Sage Colleges NY
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio TX
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston TX 145 145 3.0
Touro College NY 148 147
Touro University NV 143 143 3.0
University of Alabama at Birmingham AL
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AR
University of Central Arkansas AR
University of Central Florida FL
University of Cincinnati OH 150 150 3.5
University of Colorado CO
University of Dayton OH
University of Delaware DE
University of Findlay OH
University of Florida FL 146 144 3.5
University of Hartford CT
University of Illinois at Chicago IL
University of Indianapolis IN
University of Iowa IA
University of Jamestown ND
University of Kansas Medical Center KS
University of Kentucky KY 145 145 3.0
University of Lynchburg VA 146 146
University of Mary ND
University of Maryland – Baltimore MD
University of Maryland – Eastern Shore MD
University of Miami FL 149 147 3.5
University of Michigan – Flint MI
University of Montana – Missoula MT 146 146 3.0
University of Mount Union OH 140 144 3.0
University of Nebraska Medical Center NE
University of Nevada, Las Vegas NV
University of New Mexico NM
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC
University of North Dakota ND
University of North Florida FL 3.5
University of North Georgia GA 146 140 3.5
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center OK
University of Pittsburgh PA
University of Puget Sound WA
University of Rhode Island RI
University of Saint Mary KS
University of South Alabama AL 290 combined verbal and quantitative
University of South Carolina SC 146 146 3.5
University of South Dakota SD
University of South Florida FL
University of Southern California CA
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences FL
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga TN 3.0
University of Tennessee Health Science Center TN
University of Texas at El Paso TX
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas TX 150 150 4.0
University of the Incarnate Word TX
University of the Pacific CA 3.5
University of Toledo OH
University of Utah UT
University of Vermont VT 150 150 4.0
University of Washington WA
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse WA 143 143 3.0
University of Wisconsin-Madison WA 144 144 3.5
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee WA
University or New England ME
Virginia Commonwealth University VA
Washington University MO
Walsh University OH
Wayne State University MI 140 140 3.0
West Coast University CA
West Virginia University WV
Western Carolina University NC 3.5
Western Kentucky University KY
Western Michigan University MI
Western University of Health Sciences CA 3.5
Wheeling Jesuit University WV
Widener University PA 150 150 4.0
William Carey University MS
Wingate University NC
Winston-Salem State University NC 145 145 3.0
Youngstown University OH

Last Updated: 8/27/2019