DPT Admissions

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The Tufts University School of Medicine’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs accept applications through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS). To learn more about PTCAS, visit www.ptcas.org.

Students applying to the DPT programs (Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix, or Seattle) should be mature learners due to the accelerated nature of this program. Students who will flourish within this blended-learning curriculum should possess the ability, initiative, and flexibility to learn within online, onsite, and clinical environments.

Admission to any of the Tufts School of Medicine DPT programs is completed through a formal application process. All applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution within the United States or an accredited American university operating in a foreign country.

Our DPT programs are based from three different locations, Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix, and Seattle with separate accreditation statuses. Learn more about each program's admissions process:


Offered in Atlanta, GA, the inaugural cohort will begin Fall 2025.


Offered in Boston, MA, and the program starts in the summer.


Offered in Phoenix, AZ, and the program starts in the summer.


Offered in Seattle, WA, and the program starts in the fall.