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Attention: UNLV Graduate College is installing a new application system, scheduled for completion in October. Prospective students for the semester beginning June 2016 should complete the PTCAS application only. Email Dr. Keoni Kins about when to complete the online Graduate College application.

The Physical Therapy department admits approximately 34 students each summer to its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. The deadline to submit all required admission materials, including completed observation hours, is Tuesday, November 2, 2015. Admissions criteria are reviewed by the faculty annually and are subject to change.

Prospective students are required to:

Selected applicants will be asked to participate in an on-campus interview.

To complete the curriculum, prospective students must be able to perform essential tasks that involve physical dexterity, strength, and repetitive movements.

Any prospective student who has a documented disability and may require assistance should contact the Disability Resource Center at 702-895-0866 or TDD 702-895-0652.

Students should also review the program’s estimated costs, frequently asked questions, and essential functions.

For all admissions questions, contact Dr. Keoni Kins at 702-895-3072 or