Guaranteed Admission

For the DPT class starting the 2019 admission cycle we will accept these terms for admission. However, going forward all applicants will be considered under our Rolling Admissions criteria

The University of Michigan-Flint DPT program currently has articulation agreements with the following institutions and/or programs guaranteeing admission to highly qualified applicants:

  • Albion College
  • Michigan State University Department of Kinesiology
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • University of Michigan School of Kinesiology
  • University of Michigan-Flint Department of Biology and Department of Public Health and Health Sciences

Highly qualified applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • PTCAS application submitted before deadline
  • 125 observation hours in four or more settings
  • Recommendations without reservation
    • PT Recommendation (PT you have observed under)
    • Instructor Recommendation (from major department/school, prerequisite course or pre-PT advisor)
  • Overall 3.50
    • Science 3.25 (no course repeats)
    • GRE scores of Verbal 153 and Quantitative 148
    • Full-time course load in fall and winter semesters of last two years of study
  • Baccalaureate degree to be earned from one of the institutions noted above

If you attend one of these institutions and are interested in obtaining more information on the articulation agreement, please contact