For the most up-to-date information about our changing admissions requirements in response to COVID-19, please review our Application Requirements here.
APPLY EARLY! It can take up to 4-5 weeks for PTCAS to process and verify your application after it's been submitted.
|July 5, 2020||
PTCAS and UCSF Supplemental Applications open
|September 1, 2020||
All official transcripts should be sent to PTCAS
It can take up to 4-5 weeks for PTCAS to process and verify your transcripts. We cannot review your application until it is verified by PTCAS.
|September 15, 2020||
UCSF Supplemental Application payment due if paying by check or requesting a fee waiver
If you are paying by check, the UCSF Graduate Division must confirm receipt of the payment before you will be able to submit the application. The Graduate Division will notify you of the status of your payment by e-mail and when you will be able to submit the application. Checks must be postmarked no later than September 15.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to pay electronically by credit card if possible.
Certain applicants may qualify to have their application fee waived. Request this waiver by selecting the "application fee waiver" option in the payment area of the online application.
Status of fee waiver application
We will notify you of our fee waiver decision by e-mail. If we approve your fee waiver, please submit your application once you have completed all sections.
For further information on applying for a fee waiver, contact Doug Carlson, Registrar, [email protected].
Fee waiver requests must be entered into your UCSF Supplemental Application no later than September 15th.
|October 1, 2020||
PTCAS and UCSF Supplemental Application Deadline.
11:59pm EST for PTCAS and 11:59pm PST for UCSF Supplemental Application.
BOTH applications must be submitted in order to be eligible for admission. If either application is missing your submission will be marked as incomplete and will not be reviewed for admission into the program.
NO DEADLINE EXTENSIONS.
Check Your Application Status Online!
The program does not send application confirmation emails as applicants may view their application status by logging onto to their PTCAS and UCSF Supplemental applications.
|December 2020||Notification of Interview Status|
|January 2021||Virtual Interview Weekend|
|January 22, 2021||Notification of Application Decision|
|March 19, 2021||Anticipated New Students Welcome Day|
|June 4, 2021||Anticipated New Student Orientation (Mandatory)|
|June 7, 2021||Anticipated First Day of Instruction|
Student Disability Services
UCSF is committed to ensuring access to graduate education for all students. Early communication with the relevant administrators is critical to successful partnership in arranging accommodations. SDS is the appropriate and confidential office for seeking accommodations, and will coordinate communications and procedures with you and the graduate faculty and programs. Please visit the website and look over the student disability services info for more information.
Student Success at UCSF
Success in graduate school requires care and attention to all aspects of your life: health and wellness, community, career development, personal and professional relationships, and security and safety. UCSF is committed to providing a full range of resources and services to help you succeed. Learn more about these resources by visiting our Student Success website.
Our ProgramThe Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is jointly offered by the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco State University. The three-year DPT program prepares collaborative professionals in physical therapy who are committed to patient care, education, and the application of research to clinical practice.
UCSF and SFSU participate in outreach events targeted to ensure a diverse student body in the DPT program. These programs include:
- UC LEADS Scholars Program
- Inside UCSF
- I'm going to college!
- UCSF Annual High School Outreach Conference
- UCSF Lead America Medicine & Telehealth High School Conference
- UCSF PITCH (Program for Investigation and Training for Careers in Health)
- SFSU Student Panels for Kinesiology Student Association
- SFSU Pre-program Advising
Please email [email protected].
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 is part of the Higher Education Act. The goal of the Clery Act is to ensure that students, prospective students, parents and employees have access to accurate information about crimes committed on campus and campus security procedures.