CHS Physical Therapy




To be considered for admission to the Professional Program in Physical Therapy, you must complete the application procedure for the PT Division’s Professional Program.

Once you are accepted to the PT Professional Program, you must complete ALL the pre-professional (prerequisite) courses BEFORE starting the professional courses.

The University of Kentucky Physical Therapy Program has chosen to participate in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) to facilitate the admissions process. Applicants to the program can begin their PTCAS application on July 1, 2014. The PT program application deadline is December 3, 2014. To learn more about the PTCAS application process, please visit the PTCAS website at in June.

In order to apply to the UK Physical Therapy Program, you must access the PTCAS and also download the Supplemental Application unique to the UK program. The Supplemental Application is now available.  The deadline for the supplemental app is January 3, 2015. You should only apply to the Professional Program in Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, University of Kentucky through the PTCAS process and the UK PT Program sites.

Do not apply to the University of Kentucky Admissions Office or the Graduate School.

** If you have questions or problems with the supplemental application, contact technical support at the bottom of the APPLY YOURSELF link or call Dr. Tony English at 859-218-0834.  Students who are applying as University Scholars (in your junior year, but on track to graduate by May of 2015) should link to the University Scholars form, complete it and submit it to Rebecca Serrano at or mail to:

Rebecca Serrano
College of Health Sciences, Office of Student Affairs
900 S. Limestone St.
Charles T. Wethington, Jr. Building, Room 111
Lexington, KY   40536-0200

Please contact Rebecca Serrano at 859-218-0473 for questions regarding the application process

Please contact Corrie Scott at 859-218-0546 for questions regarding admissions requirements.

Info Sessions & Advising

Lexington Campus
Information regarding the Physical Therapy program may be obtained in one of the following ways:

UK Physical Therapy Experience Info Sessions: These sessions are open to anyone interested in the PT program, who wants  specific information regarding the admissions process, required courses and activities, etc. Sessions will cover UK general educational requirements, prerequisites for professional programs, admissions criteria, and procedures.

Students are encouraged to bring copies of their transcripts and check their pre-requisite coursework via the UK Transfer Equivalency Database. (To verify course equivalency with UK PT program pre-requisites, visit this website. If you cannot find your course, then plan to bring a copy of the syllabus with you so the course can be evaluated by UK’s transfer equivalency office.)

 Sessions are from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (EST) in the Charles T. Wethington, Jr. (CTW) Bldg., room 111. Contact Casey Shadix for more information at 859-218-0573.

Click here to RSVP for one of the info sessions dates below.


Fall 2014 Info Session Dates

Thursday, 9/11

Friday, 10//17

Friday, 11/14

Friday, 12/5


Spring 2015 Info Session Dates

Friday, 1/16

Friday, 3/27




Office appointments are intended for individuals who have already attended an info session and have specific questions. Individuals unable to attend an info session may make an appointment. (CTW Bldg., Room 111). Email Corrie Scott to set an appointment.

Hazard Campus
Advising dates offered by the Office of Student Affairs at the Center for Rural Health in Hazard, Room B336 (Each session begins at 1:00 PM) Contact LeeAnn Helton at 800 851-7512 ext. 83508 prior to the session you plan to attend to confirm attendance. This is especially important in inclement weather.

Check the website for dates: Center for Rural Health, Hazard Campus

Advising Dates are also offered by individual appointment. Please email Student Affairs Director for a specific appointment.