Trine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Preferred Partnership with Kalamazoo College

Trine University will reserve two seats in each entering class of its Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program for qualified students of Kalamazoo College. Students meeting the below criteria must submit complete applications for admission prior to January 15th of each year.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must hold a BA from Kalamazoo College prior to matriculation into the DPT program
  • Applicants must complete the following pre-requisite courses with no grade lower than a C:
    • BIOL 112
    • BIOL 123
    • BIOL 222
    • BIOL 376
    • CHEM 110
    • CHEM 120
    • PHYS 150
    • PHYS 152
    • One course in psychology
    • One course in statistics
  • Applicants must have a minimum overall 3.4 GPA


Qualified applicants will be ranked first according to overall GPA and then by their GPA for the above-listed pre-requisite courses.

Offers of admission will be sent to the two highest ranked applicants no later than January 31.


Students wishing to accept the offer of admission must submit a non-refundable deposit of $500.00, postmarked no later than March 1.