Congratulations on taking the next step! We look forward to receiving your application.

Many of our programs have made exceptions to the application process and requirements due to circumstances from the COVID-19 pandemic response at WesternU. Any references to in-person campus visits, events, lab work, or classroom interactions must be read in light of social distancing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). WesternU has implemented remote teaching and learning across all campuses and only essential personnel are on campus at this time. Please contact us if you have any questions or need further information.

2022 Application Deadlines

Opens: June 15, 2021

Closes:  May 16, 2022

All application materials must be received on or before the deadline. Application materials received after the deadline are considered late and may not be processed. As interviews will begin prior to the closing of the application deadline, early application submissions are encouraged.

Application Process

The first step is to submit your application to the Physical Therapy College Application Service (PTCAS) (add link: by the deadline. Submitting materials early will ensure timely processing and help avoid delays. The second step is to complete the CASPer test, which is an online situational judgement test that assesses your people skills.

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To give you peace of mind, we will e-mail you within two weeks of when your application has been received. Interviews of selected applicants will begin in October 2020. Should you be invited to interview, you can expect to hear from us via e-mail. We are happy to answer your questions as you navigate through the application process, so please do not hesitate to contact us if we can help.