Admissions Scale

Admission Scale

The following Physical Therapist Assistant program admissions criteria and evaluative components are established and applied annually.

 

Revisions can and are made following each application cycle and are then used in the subsequent application year. The admissions process is evaluated annually by program students, the faculty and advisory committee for fairness and effectiveness in meeting the needs of the program, the institution and the profession of physical therapy.

 

 

Overall GPA                                                                         Additional Degrees Earned

2.75 – 3.00    __________     2 pts.                                    Master’s        __________  6 pts.

3.01 – 3.25    __________     3 pts.                                    Bachelor’s     __________  4 pts.

3.26 – 3.50    __________     4 pts.                                    Associate      __________  2 pts

3.51 – 3.75    __________     5 pts.

3.76 – 4.00    __________     6 pts.

BIOL 231, Anatomy & Physiology I                                  BIOL 233L, Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

“A” on 1st attempt         __________   6 pts.                                     “A” on 1st attempt         __________  5 pts.

“B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt  __________   4 pts.        “B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt         __________  4 pts.

“C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt  __________   3 pts.       “C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt         __________  3 pts.

 

BIOL 232, Anatomy & Physiology II                               BIOL 234L, Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

“A” on 1st attempt          __________   6 pts.                                    “A” on 1st attempt         _________    5 pts.

“B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt __________   4 pts.        “B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt        __________   4 pts.

“C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt __________   3 pts.       “C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt        __________   3 pts.

 

BIOL 205 Kinesiology                                                     BIOL 206L Kinesiology Lab

“A” on 1st attempt        __________    6 pts.                                  “A” on 1st attempt            __________  5 pts.

“B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt __________    4 pts.    “B” on 1st attempt, "A"on 2nd attempt           __________   4 pts.

“C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt __________    3 pts.   “C” on 1st attempt, "B" on 2nd attempt           __________   3 pts.

 

Volunteer Hours                                                                     Volunteer Rating Total

= 40 hours        __________  1 pt.                                       16 – 28       __________     1 pt.

41 – 50 hours   __________  2 pts.                                     29 – 40      __________     2 pts.

51 – 60 hours   __________  3 pts.                                     41 – 53      __________     3 pts.

61 – 70 hours   __________  4 pts.                                     54 – 67     __________     4 pts.

71- 80 hours   ___________ 5 pts                                       68– 80      __________     5 pts.

Work Experience (must be PT related)

0 - 12 months     __________  1 pt.                                Active/Non-Active Military   __________  1 pt

13 - 23 months   __________  2 pts.

24 - 35 months   __________  3 pts.

36 - 47 months   __________  4 pts.                               TOTAL POINTS EARNED: _______________

48 - 59 months   __________  5 pts.

   > 60 months    __________  6 pts

     

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at New River Community & Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see http://www.capteonline.org/WhatWeDo/RecentActions/PublicDisclosureNotices/

 

 

 

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