Application Process

    Important Upcoming Dates


      Incoming Class of 2025
    Virtual Open House

    Friday, July 23, 2021 (12-1:30pm EST)

    Click Here to Register!

    2021-2022 Application cycle open date July 1, 2021 (on PTCAS - see below)**
    2021-2022 Application cycle close date December 1, 2021 - note: it is HIGHLY encouraged that application materials be submitted ASAP once the application cycle opens
    In-person and/or Zoom Interviews (required) Rolling basis as applications are received and verified
    Acceptance notification Rolling basis as interviews are completed
     Class of 2025 Orientation TBD
    Classes begin May 16, 2022 (TENTATIVE)


    **For those who wish to apply for incoming class of 2025 via the Post-baccalaureate entry path (NON-LMU students), please see below:

    The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Lincoln Memorial University participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS.  Non-LMU applicants applying to the LMU physical therapist education program for the class entering Summer 2022 will apply online using the PTCAS application beginning in July 1, 2021. To learn more about PTCAS, visit

    Please continue to check back periodically for updates.


    Required Paper Application Forms (LMU Students ONLY) 

    • Application materials below are ONLY required for Freshman GPA and Undergraduate "3+3" students who will apply prior to the start of their Junior year.
    • Please contact program administration via email [email protected] with any questions.


    Required Documents to Review*

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


    Reservation Fee - Applicants granted acceptance into the DPT program for the incoming Class of 2025 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.


    For more information on undergraduate programs at LMU click here.

    To apply for LMU undergraduate programs click here.