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Professional DPT Program - Fort Lauderdale Campus

Application Procedures

The Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Nova Southeastern University participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) for admission. The PTCAS may take up to 6 weeks for verifying supporting documents. Therefore, early application is highly recommended. 

To apply, follow the procedures below:

  1. Complete the online PTCAS application between June 15 and December 15. 
  2. Mail all official transcripts to PTCAS at the address below (must be mailed directly from registrars office of the college or university) 
  3. Request GRE scores be sent to PTCAS (NSU school code is 7741) or sent directly to NSU at the address below:
    • Nova Southeastern University
      Enrollment Processing Services
      3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33329
  4. Complete the NSU supplemental application online and submit $50 supplemental application fee by January 15. (NOTE: Applicants can apply to the Tampa Program, Fort Lauderdale Program, or both programs.

What happens after I apply?

Once NSU receives the PTCAS application, supplemental application, and $50 application fee, your file will be reviewed by the admissions counselor. If you are missing any requirement application materials, the admissions counselor will contact you. Upon receipt of the completed application and required credentials, the Committee on Admissions will review the application. The Committee on Admissions may or may not require a phone or personal interview. An invitation to appear for an interview should not be construed by the applicant as evidence of acceptance. Applicants will be notified of the Committee on Admissions decision via the admissions counselor.

Contact PT Admissions Counselor, Rebecca L. Johnson, MS, Admission Counselor II- HPD, Health Professions Division, Office of Admissions, Enrollment and Student Services (954) 262-1111 or

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