Guidemaps for Physical Therapy Programs in the Southeast

Learn more about the application process for occupational and physical therapy programs in the southeast. Click the school's name for a PDF guidemap.

Tennessee

Program

Location

Application Window*

Application Cost**

Class Size

Competitive GRE***

Competitive GPA****

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Chattanooga, TN

Application Cycle opens July each year

$155 for PTCAS Application

36

Combined GRE Score: 289-327

Analytical Writing: 3.0-5.0

Overall GPA: 3.88

Science GPA: 3.84

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Memphis, TN

Early July - October 1 $155 for PTCAS Application 65 Combined GRE Score: 305

Overall GPA: 3.30

Science GPA: 3.40

Tennessee State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Nashville, TN Early July - October 1

$155 for PTCAS Application

$35 Graduate Program Application Fee

36

Verbal: 152

Quantitative: 152

Overall GPA: 3.60
East Tennessee State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Johnson City, TN

Early July - March 1 (following year)* 

*ETSU School of Graduate Studies Application must be completed by May 1 of following year 

$155 for PTCAS Application 

$55 Graduate Program Application Fee*

*$65 Graduate Program Application Fee for International Students 

40

Verbal: 150

Quantitative: 150

Overall GPA: 3.66

Science GPA: 3.54

South College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (June Cohort) Knoxville, TN

Early July - February 17*

*Operates on a Rolling Admissions Process

$155 for PTCAS Application 

$60 Supplemental Application Fee 

100

Verbal: 55th Percentile 

Quantitative: 49th Percentile

Overall GPA: 3.49

Science GPA: 3.57

South College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (January Cohort) Knoxville, TN

Early July - December 2*

*Operates on a Rolling Admissions Process

$155 for PTCAS Application 

$60 Supplemental Application Fee 

65

Verbal: 49th Percentile 

Quantitative: 43rd Percentile 

Overall GPA: 3.44

Science GPA: 3.52

Belmont University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program  Nashville, TN Early July - November 1 $155 for PTCAS Application  48

Verbal: 152

Quantitative: 152

Analytical Writing: 4.0 

Overall GPA: 3.82

Science GPA: 3.81

*PTCAS Application Cycle opens in early July each year, with the admitted classes starting in January of the following year.        
**PTCAS has additional charges for each school applied to $155 fee is for application and 1 school. PTCAS charges $60 for each additional school applied to.      
***Competitive GRE Scores based on reported average of most recent reported entering class.   
****Competitive GPA Scores based on reported average of most recent reported entering class.