Admissions Criteria

To be considered for admission into CMU's DPT Program, students must have completed or be in the final stages of completing an undergraduate degree, the prerequisite course requirements, a minimum of 50 career exploration hours, and the GRE (Graduate Record Exam).

Applicants must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average in prerequisite and overall undergradaute academic course work, with no grade below a 2.0 in each prerequisite course.

Admission into the DPT Program is highly competitive. In 2012, CMU received 309 applications, and 48 applicants accepted admission.

The following information highlights the average of academic and practical qualifications for enrolled students of the graduating Class of 2016. This information will allow you to assess your chances of admission and help in your planning process. It is important to note, however, that applicants are evaluated based on their own credentials and merit.

Average academic and practical qualifications for the 2016 graduating class:

Cumulative GPA: 3.72
Prerequisite GPA: 3.72
GRE (Graduate Record Exam): Verbal - 430
Quantitative - 597
Analytical Writing - 4.0