A: Each PT program will evaluate your application based on program-specific criteria. PTCAS does not set admissions criteria. Review the PTCAS Directory or contact your designated programs directly, if you have any questions.
A: PTCAS does not notify applicants about interviews. If you are selected for an interview by any of your designated programs, then the program will contact you directly to schedule. Not all PT programs require an interview as part of the admissions process. If you have questions about the interview process, contact the individual programs directly. Interview policies and practices vary by institution.
A: Yes. It is possible for an applicant to receive multiple offers of admission. If you are accepted by more than one PT program, you will need to decide which program to attend. If you decide not to enroll in a particular program, notify the institution immediately so the seat may go to another qualified applicant.
A: During the admissions cycle, one PT program will not know whether you applied to other PT programs. After the completion of the admissions cycle, programs will be able to view the other programs designated by their applicants and the final admission decision reported by each competing institution in PTCAS.
A: If you accept a program's offer of admission and an offer from another PTCAS program, then both programs will know that you are holding multiple acceptances. (PTCAS will not share the names of the competing programs during the admissions cycle). Notify all of your designated PT programs if you accept an offer of admission, so they may accept another qualified applicant.
A: The following issues should be directed to PT programs:
A: No. PTCAS cannot tell you whether you have met the minimum requirements for a particular program. Research the admission requirements in advance and contact the program directly, if you have questions.
A: PT programs will contact you directly regarding all admission decisions. PTCAS cannot respond to questions about admission decisions.