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Important Admission Dates



2015-2016 Admissions Cycle for Fall 2016 Entry

Early Decision

Early Decision is available to applicants whose first and only choice is Belmont University if accepted for admission.  The entering class may be filled by candidates who apply for Early Decision. If not accepted for Early Decision, applicant may then apply to other programs.
     • Early Decision Application deadline: August 17, 2015
     • Interview Day: Friday, September 18, 2015 for invited candidates
     • Decisions Announced:  by September 24, 2015
     • Reply Date for Accepted Candidates:  October 26, 2015

Priority Admission

Priority Admission consideration is available to a select number of high-achieving candidates who submit their application by Belmont's soft deadline of October 1. The entering class may be filled by candidates who apply through Early Decision and Priority Admission. Candidates who are invited to interview but are not accepted through this early process may have their decision deferred for consideration during Regular Admission.  In addition, candidates who meet the October 1 deadline but are not invited to interview for Priority Admission will be considered for an interview invitation during Regular Admission.
     • Priority Admission Application deadline: October 1, 2015
     • Interview Day: Friday, November 20, 2015 for invited candidates
     • Decisions Announced:  by December 9, 2015
     • Reply Date for Accepted Candidates:  January 5, 2016

Regular Admission

Regular Admission consideration is available to candidates who submit a PTCAS application by December 1.  Candidates who are invited to interview will be considered for any available openings in the entering class or for a place on the wait list for possible future openings.

     • Regular Admission Application deadline: December 1, 2015
          PTCAS application closes on this date
     • Interview Days: To Be Announced for invited candidates
     • Decisions Announced:  To Be Announced
     • Reply Date for Accepted Candidates:  To Be Announced

PTCAS Open and Close Dates

July 1, 2015 – Application to the DPT program at Belmont University open through PTCAS for Fall 2016 entry.

December 1, 2015 - PTCAS Application Close Date for Belmont University - deadline for late applicants to submit all application materials. The PTCAS application must be complete by this date, including official GRE scores.

PTCAS Academic Update

Mid December, 2015 – The PTCAS Academic Update opens. You cannot make edits to your coursework section until the AU window is open to you.

Mid January, 2016 – PTCAS Academic Update priority deadline to submit your updated courses and transcripts to PTCAS. PTCAS will continue to accept updated transcripts after the priority deadline date has passed and through mid-February.

Mid February. 2016 – The Academic Update closes. You cannot edit your courses after this date. PTCAS will no longer accept AU transcripts. If your AU transcripts will not be available from your college/university's registrar until after February 15, mail an unofficial grade report directly to Belmont University School of Physical Therapy. (Do NOT send unofficial transcripts or grade reports to PTCAS).


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