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Application Process

NON-LMU Student applicants must apply via PTCAS. LMU student applicants please use "required application forms" below.

Important Upcoming Dates


Incoming Class of 2027
Application materials posted July 1, 2023 (on PTCAS - see below)
Application materials due

December 1, 2023

Application deadline extended to January 16, 2024!

Zoom Interviews

Rolling basis as applications are verified by PTCAS** starting late August 2023

Orientation Friday, May 17, 2024
Classes begin Monday, May 20, 2024

 ** Interview offers will be made on a rolling basis as applications are VERIFIED by PTCAS and submitted via the link below (LMU students only). Please remember that verification by PTCAS is an additional step after submission of an application. We encourage students to be proactive and submit materials early to ensure ample time for PTCAS verification. Only applications verified by the December 1st date will be reviewed and considered. 


Required Application Forms for LMU students ONLY:


For PTCAS Applicants:

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Lincoln Memorial University participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS. Applicants applying to the LMU physical therapist education program will apply online using the PTCAS application. To learn more about PTCAS, visit the PTCAS website


Reservation Fee - Applicants granted acceptance into the DPT program for the incoming class are required to pay a non-refundable $500.00 reservation fee to secure their seat. The reservation fee will be applied to the cost of tuition once the applicant matriculates into the program.


Required Documents to Review*

* Thorough review of these documents is expected, but not submitted as part of the full application materials.


For more information and/ or to apply to LMU GPA or BS/DPT undergraduate programs click here.