Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program | Briar Cliff University

Briar Cliff University offers a clinical Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Be part of a program that will have impact in Siouxland — and beyond — for years to come.

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Program Features

  • A progressive, clinical-based curriculum.  Designed with input from faculty and practicing expert clinicians across the country, our curriculum will prepare you to work with a variety of patients, from newborns to athletes to older adults.
  • Hands-on, service-learning experiences.  In collaboration with community partners, you'll work side-by-side with faculty and clinicians to provide services to underserved populations across Siouxland.

Information for Summer 2020 Program Entrance


Application Deadline
(all materials submitted to PTCAS and Briar Cliff)

December 2, 2019 (soft)

January 15, 2020 (firm)

Scheduled Interview Dates
(invitation only)

November 22, 2019 (early admissions)
January 3, 2020
January 10, 2020
other dates added as needed

GPA Requirements • Overall GPA: 3.0 (as calculated by PTCAS)
• Prerequisite GPA: 3.0 (as calculated by PTCAS)

GRE Requirements   • Verbal GRE score: 15% or higher
• Quantitative GRE score: 15% or higher
• Analytical writing score: 3.0 or higher
Oldest GRE scores considered July 1, 2015
Letters of Recommendation  3
PT observation hours  60 (200 recommended)
Application Fee  $35.00
Deposit amount for accepted applicants (nonrefundable)  $500.00

Updated: June 28, 2019.

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