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Student Name: ________________________

ADMISSIONS POINT SYSTEM TO PTA PROGRAM

Section 1:  For all applicants

  1. TABE: 10% (exempt if AA degree or higher)

12.9-12.5= 10 Points

12.4 – 12.0= 9 Points

11.9-11.5= 8 Points

11.4- 11.0 = 7 Points

AA degree or higher = 10 Points

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  1. OBSERVATION HOURS FORM: 20% 

_______ Points 

  1. ORAL INTERVIEW: 20%

_______ Points 

Section 2:  GPA/GED Percentile 

  1. APPLICANTS WITH PREVIOUS COLLEGE EXPERIENCE:

GPA: 50 %

4.00 -3.79=50 points

3.78 -3.50=45 points

3.49-3.00= 40 points 

2.99 -2.50 = 35 points 

2.49 -2.00 = 30 points 

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  1. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:

GPA: 50 %

4.00 -3.79=50 points

3.78 -3.50=45 points

3.49-3.00= 40 points 

2.99 -2.50 = 35 points 

2.49 -2.00 = 30 points 

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  1. STUDENTS WITH GED:  

There are five sections on the GED.  Points are awarded based on the applicant’s score in each section.

GED: 50 % 

75th percentile: 2 points per section 

80th percentile: 4 points per section

85th percentile: 6 points per section

90th percentile: 8 points per section

95th percentile: 10 points per section

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Section 3:  Additional Points

ADDITIONAL POINTS AWARDED TO:

Greater than 40 observation hours in various Physical Therapy settings: 2 Points

Personal fitness trainers, massage therapists, exercise physiologists, LPN: 1 Point

Works as a PT Aide for more than 6 months:  1 Point

RN, Foreign Doctors, Athletic trainers:  2 Points

Associates Degree:  1 Point

Bachelors Degree:  2 Points

Advanced Degree:  3 Points

Additional points for an A grade in Anatomy and Physiology and College Algebra awarded only if A on first attempt taking course. (1 point per course, maximum of 3 points)

 

*All additional points given for degrees from foreign countries must show proof of equivalent degree from US.  

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Total Points: ________

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