2019-20 Applicants

Concordia University - Saint Paul


This page is intended for college transfer students and graduates ONLY. High school students MUST contact the institution directly for information about the guaranteed freshman-entry program. Do not apply using PTCAS.

Contact Information more...

Bekah Sommerfeld
Admissions Counselor
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Concordia University - St. Paul
1282 Concordia Ave
St. Paul MN, 55104
(651) 603-6236
sommerfeld@csp.edu

General Information

PT program start date for entering class
09/02/2020
Institution's religious affiliation
LCMS
Additional information about the class profile
Program gives preference to applicants who are graduates from Concordia University, St. Paul.
Social networking
Facebook Page for Parent University/College/School
Twitter Page for Parent University/College/School
 

Incoming Class Profile

Size of most recent entering class
32
Anticipated size of next entering class
34
% of IN-STATE applicants accepted
72%
% of WICHE applicants accepted
6%
% of OUT-OF-STATE (non-resident) applicants accepted
22%
% of Class Taken via Early Decision Process
0%

Sex

% Male
47%
% Female
53%

Race / Ethnicity

% African-American/Black (Non-Hispanic)
1%
% White (Not of Hispanic Origin)
93%
% Declining to State
6%

Program Description more...

The mission of the Concordia, St. Paul Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is to prepare students for autonomous practice across the lifespan. Our students and graduates will apply and contribute to evidence-based practice while epitomizing the art of physical therapy. Our graduates embody lifelong learning and will be leaders in education, scholarship, and Christian service within their communities.

Application Deadlines

PTCAS application deadline
12/02/2019
Deadline type
Firm
Program has rolling admissions process?
Other
Important dates

Early Decision

Program participates in PTCAS Early Decision?
No

Deposits

Deposit Required
Yes
Deposit Amount Required for Accepted Applicants
$500.00
Additional Information about Deposit
Accepted students are required to submit a $500 tuition deposit by March 1, 2020.
Deposit Refundable?
No
Due Date of First Required Deposit
03/01/2020

Interviews

Program conducts interviews as part of the admissions process?
Yes
Footer label here
Footer Text here Footer Text here Footer Text here Footer Text here Footer Text here Footer Text here

GPA

GPA Scores
MINIMUM GPA Score
AVERAGE GPA score for accepted students
Overall Undergraduate Cumulative
3.00
3.50
Program-specific Prerequisite
3.00
3.40
 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Is GRE Required?
Yes
University GRE code
6114
Last acceptable GRE test date for this cycle
09/03/2019
Oldest GRE test date considered for this cycle
09/01/2014
GRE Scores
MINIMUM GRE score considered
AVERAGE GRE score for accepted students
Verbal reasoning % score
 
62%
Quantitative reasoning % score
 
53%
Analytical writing % score
 
71%

Observation Hours

 
Submit one hundred (100) physical therapy observation hours.
Program's PT hours requirement
PT hours are required - no verification by a physical therapist
Total number of PT hours REQUIRED
100
DEADLINE for completion of all PT hours
08/15/2020
Paid
Accepted/Considered
Volunteer
Accepted/Considered
Inpatient
Accepted/Considered
Outpatient
Accepted/Considered

Supplemental/Upload Requirements

Supplemental FEE required?
No
Supplemental fee amount
$0.00
Supplemental APPLICATION required?
No
Supplemental MATERIALS required?
Yes
Description of supplemental requirements
Supplemental materials are not required during the application process but will be required prior to the start of classes.
Supplemental Requirements
Acknowledgement of Essential Functions Document , Background Checks, Acknowledgement of Immunizations,
Legend
Applicant must send one reference from this SPECIFIC type of evaluator
Applicant must send reference from ONE OR MORE evaluators in category to fulfill program's requirements
Evaluator type ACCEPTED
Evaluator type NOT accepted

Evaluator Types

Physical Therapist
Physical Therapist (additional)
Professor in Major
Professor
Academic
Supervisor/Employer
Teaching Assistant
PTA
Pre-PT Advisor
Politician
Health Care Professional
Friend
Family Member
Co-worker
Clergy
Other
Number of references required by program
2
Additional information about program's reference requirements
Letters should address the following questions:
* How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
* What is the greatest strength the applicant would bring to the CSP DPT program?
* Is there anything the applicant could work on to increase his/her likelihood of success in the CSP DPT program?
* Provide your overall recommendation: Strongly Recommend, Recommend, Neutral, Do Not Recommend.

Foreign Applicants and Transcripts

Citizenship types eligible for admission U.S. citizens
  • U.S. citizens
  • U.S. permanent residents
  • Canadian citizens
  • Foreign (non-U.S.) citizens with a visa
Non-native speakers must submit official TOEFL scores?
Yes
Program policy for non-U.S. (foreign/international) coursework
Do not send any foreign documentation. PT program only considers U.S. courses
Program policy for CANADIAN coursework
  • Send original Canadian transcript to PTCAS
Additional information about program's policy on foreign coursework

After you select the program and enter your coursework on the application, you may be required to match your courses to the program's course prerequisites in the "Prerequisites" tab of the "Program Materials" section.
General information
Bachelor's degree required prior to matriculation into PT program?
Yes
Anatomy and/or Physiology (A&P) course prerequisites MUST be completed in biology, neuroscience, anatomy, or integrated physiology department
Yes
Anatomy & Physiology I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg, A&P)
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Animal
Anatomy & Physiology II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • A&P: COMBINED Course (eg, A&P)
  • A&P: Neuroanatomy
  • A&P: Neurophysiology
  • A&P: Pathophysiology
  • A&P: Physiology
  • A&P: Vertebrate
  • Biology: Any
  • A&P: SEPARATE courses
  • A&P: Advanced
  • A&P: Animal
  • A&P: Comparative
  • A&P: Exercise Physiology
  • A&P: Human
  • A&P: Mammalian
Biology I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Advanced
  • Biology: Any
  • Biology: General I
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: Zoology
Biology II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Any
  • Biology: Cell
  • Biology: Embryology
  • Biology: General II
  • Biology: General
  • Biology: Genetics
  • Biology: Histology
  • Biology: Immunology
  • Biology: Microbiology
  • Biology: Molecular
  • Biology: Zoology
Chemistry I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry: Any
  • Chemistry I
Chemistry II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Chemistry: Advanced
  • Chemistry: Any
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Organic
  • Chemistry II
Physics I
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics: Any
  • Physics I
  • Physics: General
Physics II
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Physics: Any
  • Physics II
Psychology
Course Level
Introductory
Lab Required
Recommended
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Any
  • Psychology: General I
  • Psychology: General
Social/Behavioral Science
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Psychology: Abnormal
  • Psychology: Adolescent
  • Psychology: Advanced
  • Psychology: Any
  • Psychology: Child
  • Psychology: Death & Dying
  • Psychology: Developmental
  • Psychology: General II
  • Psychology: Human Behavior
  • Psychology: Psychopathology
  • Psychology: Rehabilitation
  • Psychology: Social
  • Psychology: Sports
  • Social/Behavioral Science: Anthropology
  • Social/Behavioral Science: Any
Statistics
Course Level
General or College
Lab Required
Not Required
Credits
Acceptable Courses
  • Biology: Biostatistics
  • Mathematics: Statistics
  • Psychology: Statistics