Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much does it cost each year to attend the UMES Physical Therapy Program?

A. Estimated Costs

Q.  Can I send my transcript to the department to be evaluated prior to applying?

A.   Please understand that with hundreds of applicants to the program, it would be difficult to review individual transcripts. We encourage you to use the prerequisite list on our admissions page to determine if you have the necessary requirements. If you have a question regarding whether a specific course will satisfy a prerequisite, please email the course description and syllabus to for review.
Admissions and Acceptable Policies

Q. How can I obtain an application?

A. The UMES Department of Physical Therapy uses PTCAS and a supplemental application for the UMES Graduate School.  See Application Information

Q. Where can I find information regarding prerequisite courses?

A. Prerequisite Requirements

Q. What criteria are used when selecting students for the program?

A. Admissions Policy

Q. Where are the clinical sites?

A. Clinical Site Information

Q. How long is the program?

A. The program is three years in length, it starts in the fall semester and the students graduate in September.  See  Course Sequence and the Program

Q. When does the program begin?

A. The UMES Program in Physical Therapy begins in the Fall semester of the first year. See Course Sequence page for more information.

Q. Is financial aid available?

A.  UMES Financial Aid Office

Q. Where are you located?

A. We are located in Princess Anne, Maryland on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  More information can be found here.

Q. Can you apply as a freshman at UMES?

A. No, please see the Admissions Policy.

Q.  How do I reapply?

A.  You must reapply through PTCAS and submit a new supplemental application.

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