Apply for PT

Thank you for your interest in pursuing an application to Marquette University and the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. There are a number of situations which may apply to you as an applicant to the DPT Program at Marquette University. Our doctoral program is a six-year curriculum for students admitted at the freshman level and encompasses three-years for students transferring into the professional phase. As an ‘Early Assurance’ (i.e. freshman admit) DPT Program, external applicants can be admitted on a competitive, space available basis. Please click on the link below which applies to your situation.

* The admissions committee downloads and reviews all complete applications just after the December 1st application deadline. If you submit the $20 application fee and meet all the minimum standards your application will be considered complete. We do not review incomplete applications.

Our DPT Program at Marquette University participates in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS. External transfer applicants applying to the professional phase of the physical therapist education program should apply online using the PTCAS application. To learn more about the PTCAS application process, visit All internal transfer applicants, whether they are current students or graduates of Marquette University (including students with an EXRS Master’s degree), will complete our Marquette DPT application.