Frequently Asked Questions

Please review these questions and answers to see if any further information you were seeking may be found within this portion of our website.

How often do you accept students per year?

How many students do you accept each year?

How many students apply to the DPT program each year?

Do you give preference to in-State students?

What is the average GRE score for students who are admitted into the DPT program?

What are the average overall GPA and pre-requisite GPA of students who are admitted?

Do I need a specific degree in order to apply to the DPT program?

What are the prerequisite courses?

Do you accept Organic Chemistry for a prerequisite for Chemistry?

Do you average the science pre-requisite grades if a pre-requisite science course is taken more than once or do you take the highest grade of all attempts on the pre-requisite science coursework to calculate into the pre-requisite GPA?

Do you substitute higher-level (sophomore/junior/senior) pre-requisite coursework for lower level (freshman) coursework in the grade if the higher-level coursework is of an appropriate topic and a better grade?

Do I have to have all the prerequisite courses or a certain number of pre-requisite courses completed by the application deadline?

Do you accept online classes for DPT pre-requisites?

Can I take all the required courses at a Community College?

I graduated a long time ago; will I have to retake any course work?

How do I know if a pre-requisite class will be counted at Emory & Henry College as the equivalent course?

Where should I submit my transcripts?

How many reference letters do you require?

Where can I find the reference form?

How do the new GRE scores equate to the old GRE scores?

What is your GRE ETS code?

How are multiple GRE scores used?

I took my GRE in 2011, is that ok?

I have already sent my GRE scores to Emory & Henry College during a prior year application; will I need to have the GRE scores resubmitted?

What is the last acceptable date to sit for the GRE?

What are my chances of being accepted into your program?

Does the program require an onsite interview for acceptance?

When will I know if I'm accepted?

How much is tuition and fees?

My GPA/GRE scores do not meet the minimum requirements, should I still apply?

Does the program require a background check prior to admission?

How do my observation hours need to be listed?

Do you give preference to Emory & Henry students/graduates?

Who do I contact about questions for the DPT program?

Emory, Va. Campus: P.O. Box 947, Emory, Va. 24327 (map)    276.944.4121
Marion, Va. Campus: 565 Radio Hill Rd., Marion, Va. 24354 (map)    276.944.6342 ·  276.781.7200