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Matriculation Requirements

Other program requirements upon acceptance


Admissions Deposit

Students admitted into the program must submit a $1,000 confirmation deposit to hold their place in the class upon receiving an offer of admission. This deposit is applied to tuition and fees for the first semester of attendance.

Technical Standards

All students must meet the technical standards of the DPT Program. Every applicant offered admission must sign a document indicating they are able to meet the technical standards in order to be admitted.

Completion of all outstanding prerequisite coursework

Only 1 science prerequisite may be in progress in the Spring semester prior to matriculation. All prerequisite coursework must be satisfactorily completed prior to matriculation.

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts from every higher education institution ever attended must be sent to the PT Program  This includes all spring 2019 course grades.  Final transcript(s) showing a conferred  degree must be on file prior to matriculation. For incoming students finishing their undergraduate degrees, transcript with posted degree must be received by June 15, 2019.

Financial Aid Application

If you intend to apply for financial aid, review the Steps for Applying. Also ensure you use school code 004508 on your FAFSA.

Current CPR certification - Health Professionals course

We require the BLS for Healthcare Providers. Go to the American Heart Association to find a course near you.  WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT COURSES TAKEN THROUGH THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Required  Immunizations

All students in the School of Medicine must comply with required immunizations and tests. All students must be in compliance with updated vaccines and tests prior to matriculation. All PT students are tracked throughout the Program to make certain they stay in compliance, both regarding School of Medicine and the various clinical setting requirements. Click here for the university policy.

Completed Background Check

All incoming students must give permission for a background check. The contact is made through PTCAS by a company called Certiphi when PTCAS is notified of your accepted offer by the Program.

If you are planning on applying to the CU PT program and have previously been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, please contact Dr. Mary Jane Rapport, Director of PT Admissions either by e-mail or at 303-724-9148​.

Completed Residency Form

Completion of a Verification of Colorado Residency form is required.  All students, even non-residents, must fill out all or part of this form. Information about how to establish Colorado residency​. Please contact with any questions regarding residency. 

Completed Military Service Form (online) if applicable

Male students born after December 31, 1959 must certify that they have registered with Selective Service (or are exempt from Selective Service registration) in order to register at any state-supported institution of higher education. Please go to and make sure you have complied with this law prior to your arrival on campus.