PT Centralized Application Service (PTCAS)

Columbia University participates in the Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association. Participation in this service helps simplify your application process. By using a single web-based application and one set of supporting documentation, you can apply to multiple physical therapy programs. Please review all the information on the PTCAS website at https://portal.ptcas.org/ as well as the information on this web site under Prospective Students to be sure that all admissions criteria for Columbia have been met.

If you  have any questions about the PTCAS application, please contact the PTCAS Customer Service Team. The Customer Service information is listed below: 
 
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm ET
Phone Number: 617–612–2040
Email: ptcasinfo@ptcas.org.  When contacting via email, applicants should include their full name, PTCAS ID number and a detailed question.
 
Mail:
PTCAS
P.O. Box 9138
Watertown, MA 02471
 
Application FAQs: https://portal.ptcas.org/ptcasHelpPages/frequently-asked-questions/
Application Instructions: https://portal.ptcas.org/ptcasHelpPages/instructions/general-instructions/

The PTCAS application for the Class of 2019 opens July 1.

DO YOU QUALIFY FOR EARLY ACCEPTANCE CONSIDERATION? 

See Instructions for Filing an Application under Admissions.

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