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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).

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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.

SchoolStateVerbal MinimumQuantitative MinimumWriting Minimum
AdventHealth UniversityFL N/A N/A N/A
Alabama State UniversityAL150 N/A3.5
Alvernia UniversityPA1501503.5
Andrews UniversityMI1421423.0
Angelo State UniversityTX1401403.0
Arcadia University (Sponsored)PA1511504.0
Arkansas State UniversityAR N/A N/A N/A
Army-Baylor UniversityTX1521483.5
AT Still UniversityAZ1401403.5
Augusta UniversityGA N/A N/A4.0
Azusa Pacific UniversityCA1501504.0
Baylor UniversityTX N/A N/A N/A
Bellarmine UniversityKY N/A N/A N/A
Belmont UniversityTN N/A N/A N/A
Boston UniversityMA1501413.5
Bradley UniversityIL N/A N/A N/A
Brenau UniversityGA1461443.5
Briar Cliff UniversityIA N/A N/A3.0
Campbell UniversityNC1501503.5
Carroll UniversityWI N/A N/A N/A
Central Michigan UniversityMI N/A N/A N/A
Chapman UniversityCA1461443.5
Chatham UniversityPA N/A N/A N/A
Clarke UniversityIA N/A N/A N/A
Cleveland State UniversityOH N/A N/A N/A
College of St. ScholasticaMN1461443.0
Columbia UniversityNY1501503.5
Concordia University St. PaulMN N/A N/A N/A
Concordia University WisconsinWI N/A N/A N/A
Creighton UniversityNE N/A N/A N/A
CSU FresnoCA N/A N/A N/A
CSU Long BeachCA N/A N/A N/A
CSU NorthridgeCA N/A N/A3.0
CSU SacramentoCA N/A N/A3.5
D’Youville CollegeNY N/A N/A N/A
Des Moines UniversityIA N/A N/A N/A
DeSales UniversityPA150150 N/A
Drexel UniversityPA1501504.0
Duke UniversityNC N/A N/A N/A
Duquesne UniversityPA156146 N/A
East Carolina UniversityNC1451453.0
East Tennessee State UniversityTN N/A N/A N/A
Eastern Washington UniversityWA N/A N/A4.0
Elon UniversityNC N/A N/A N/A
Emory & Henry CollegeVA N/A N/A N/A
Emory UniversityGA N/A N/A3.0
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityFL149148  N/A
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityFL  N/A  N/A4.0
Florida International UniversityFL  N/A  N/A3.5
Florida Southern CollegeFL1461443.0
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady UniversityLA  N/A  N/A3.0
Franklin Pierce University ArizonaAZ  N/A  N/A  N/A
Franklin Pierce University New HampshireNH  N/A  N/A  N/A
George Washington UniversityDC  N/A  N/A  N/A
Georgia Southern UniversityGA146144  N/A
Georgia State UniversityGA1501454.0
Governors State UniversityIL  N/A  N/A  N/A
Grand Valley State UniversityMI  N/A  N/A  N/A
Hampton UniversityVA150  N/A4.0
Hardin-Simmons UniversityTX  N/A  N/A  N/A
Harding UniversityAR  N/A  N/A  N/A
High Point UniversityNC  N/A  N/A  N/A
Howard UniversityDC1501503.0
Husson UniversityME  N/A  N/A  N/A
Idaho State UniversityID1481474.0
Indiana State UniversityIN  N/A  N/A  N/A
Kean UniversityNJ  N/A  N/A  N/A
Long Island University BrooklynNY  N/A  N/A  N/A
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New OrleansLA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in ShreveportLA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Marist CollegeNY  3.5
Marquette UniversityWI1501504.0
Marshall UniversityWV  N/A  N/A3.0
Mary Baldwin UniversityVA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Marymount UniversityVA1501503.5
Mayo Clinic School of Health SciencesMN  N/A  N/A  N/A
MCPHS UniversityMA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Medical University of South CarolinaSC  N/A  N/A  N/A
Mercer UniversityGA150  N/A3.5
Mercy CollegeNY  N/A  N/A3.0
Messiah CollegePA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Methodist UniversityNC1441453.0
MGH Institute of Health ProfessionsMA1461453.5
Midwestern University Downers GroveIL  N/A  N/A  N/A
Midwestern University GlendaleAZ  N/A  N/A  N/A
Missouri State UniversityMO  N/A N/A  N/A
Mount Saint Mary’s UniversityCA1501504.0
Mount St. Joseph UniversityOH  N/A  N/A  N/A
New York Medical CollegeNY1501504.0
New York UniversityNY  N/A  N/A  N/A
Northeastern UniversityMA  N/A  N/A  N/A
Northern Arizona UniversityAZ1491463.5
Northern Illinois UniversityIL N/A N/A3.0
Northwestern UniversityIL N/A N/A N/A
Nova Southeastern University Ft. LauderdaleFL N/A N/A N/A
Nova Southeastern University TampaFL N/A N/A N/A
Oakland UniversityMI144147 N/A
Ohio State UniversityOH N/A N/A N/A
Ohio UniversityOH N/A N/A N/A
Old Dominion UniversityVA1481483.5
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine SuwaneeGA N/A N/A N/A
Plymouth State UniversityNH N/A N/A N/A
Radford UniversityVA N/A N/A N/A
Regis UniversityCO N/A N/A N/A
Rockhurst UniversityMO1451443.0
Rocky Mountain University of Health ProfessionsUT N/A N/A3.0
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and ScienceIL N/A N/A N/A
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Blackwood/South)NJ N/A N/A N/A
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Newark/North Campus)NJ1501503.5
Sacred Heart UniversityCT N/A N/A N/A
Samford UniversityAL N/A N/A N/A
San Francisco State UniversityCA N/A N/A4.0
Seton Hall UniversityNJ1501503.0
Shenandoah UniversityVA N/A N/A N/A
Simmons UniversityMA1501444.0
South CollegeTN N/A N/A N/A
Southwest Baptist UniversityMO N/A N/A N/A
Springfield CollegeMA1501503.5
St. Ambrose UniversityIA N/A N/A N/A
St. Catherine UniversityMN N/A N/A N/A
Stockton UniversityNJ N/A N/A N/A
Stony Brook UniversityNY N/A N/A N/A
SUNY BuffaloNY N/A N/A N/A
Temple UniversityPA N/A N/A N/A
Tennessee State UniversityTN150150 N/A
Texas State UniversityTX150145 N/A
Texas Tech University Health Sciences CenterTX N/A N/A N/A
Texas Woman’s UniversityTX N/A N/A N/A
The Sage CollegesNY N/A N/A N/A
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioTX N/A N/A N/A
The University of Texas Medical Branch at GalvestonTX1451453.0
Touro CollegeNY148147 
Touro UniversityNV1431433.0
University of Alabama at BirminghamAL N/A N/A N/A
University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesAR N/A N/A N/A
University of Central ArkansasAR N/A N/A N/A
University of Central FloridaFL N/A N/A N/A
University of CincinnatiOH1501503.5
University of ColoradoCO N/A N/A N/A
University of DaytonOH N/A N/A N/A
University of DelawareDE N/A N/A N/A
University of FindlayOH N/A N/A N/A
University of FloridaFL1461443.5
University of HartfordCT N/A N/A N/A
University of Illinois at ChicagoIL N/A N/A N/A
University of IndianapolisIN N/A N/A N/A
University of IowaIA N/A N/A N/A
University of JamestownND N/A N/A N/A
University of Kansas Medical CenterKS N/A N/A N/A
University of KentuckyKY1451453.0
University of LynchburgVA146146 N/A
University of MaryND N/A N/A N/A
University of Maryland – BaltimoreMD N/A N/A N/A
University of Maryland – Eastern ShoreMD N/A N/A N/A
University of MiamiFL1491473.5
University of Michigan – FlintMI N/A N/A N/A
University of Montana – MissoulaMT1461463.0
University of Mount UnionOH1401443.0
University of Nebraska Medical CenterNE N/A N/A N/A
University of Nevada, Las VegasNV N/A N/A N/A
University of New MexicoNM N/A N/A N/A
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillNC N/A N/A N/A
University of North DakotaND N/A N/A N/A
University of North FloridaFL N/A N/A3.5
University of North GeorgiaGA1461403.5
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOK N/A N/A N/A
University of PittsburghPA N/A N/A N/A
University of Puget SoundWA N/A N/A N/A
University of Rhode IslandRI N/A N/A N/A
University of Saint MaryKS N/A N/A N/A
University of South AlabamaAL290 combined verbal and quantitative N/A N/A
University of South CarolinaSC1461463.5
University of South DakotaSD N/A N/A N/A
University of South FloridaFL N/A N/A N/A
University of Southern California (Sponsored)CA N/A N/A N/A
University of St. Augustine for Health SciencesFL N/A N/A N/A
University of Tennessee at ChattanoogaTN N/A N/A3.0
University of Tennessee Health Science CenterTN N/A N/A N/A
University of Texas at El PasoTX N/A N/A N/A
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at DallasTX1501504.0
University of the Incarnate WordTX N/A N/A N/A
University of the PacificCA N/A N/A3.5
University of ToledoOH N/A N/A N/A
University of UtahUT N/A N/A N/A
University of VermontVT1501504.0
University of WashingtonWA N/A N/A N/A
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosseWA1431433.0
University of Wisconsin-MadisonWA1441443.5
University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeWA N/A N/A N/A
University or New EnglandME N/A N/A N/A
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityVA N/A N/A N/A
Washington UniversityMO N/A N/A N/A
Walsh UniversityOH N/A N/A N/A
Wayne State UniversityMI1401403.0
West Coast UniversityCA N/A N/A N/A
West Virginia UniversityWV N/A N/AN/A 
Western Carolina UniversityNC N/A N/A3.5
Western Kentucky UniversityKY N/A N/A N/A
Western Michigan UniversityMI N/A N/A N/A
Western University of Health SciencesCA N/A N/A3.5
Wheeling Jesuit UniversityWV N/A N/A N/A
Widener UniversityPA1501504.0
William Carey UniversityMS N/A N/A N/A
Wingate UniversityNC N/A N/A N/A
Winston-Salem State UniversityNC1451453.0
Youngstown UniversityOH N/A N/A N/A

Last Updated: 8/27/2019