Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate Pre-Professional Option Requirements

    • SAT total of 1010 or higher in critical reading and math, ACT total of 21 or higher.
    • Completion of 16 academic units at the high school level, four of which must be English; four in social sciences, at least three units of math, one being in algebra, both with C’s or higher. Two to four units of science including biology and chemistry with labs and grades of C’s or higher.
    • Your academic course selection, grades, rank in class, guidance counselor recommendation and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores will be carefully reviewed for admission consideration.
    • Satisfactory recommendation from high school counselor or principal.

    4+3 Gannon’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Option Requirements

    Students applying to the undergraduate physical therapy program can choose one of nine academic major options. The curriculum for the 4+3 program is structured the same as the pre-physical therapy curriculum.

    Students meeting higher admission criteria have the added advantage of a conditionally guaranteed position in Gannon’s doctor of physical therapy program (4+3).  This determination will be made by the admissions committee at the time of application.

    Students will be given special consideration for a graduate scholarship upon entrance to the doctor of physical therapy program at Gannon.

    Undergraduate Requirements

    • SAT total of 1050 or higher in critical reading and math, ACT total of 23 or higher
    • High school GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher in Gannon undergraduate courses
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher in Gannon pre-requisite courses with no repeated courses
    • Gannon GPA will be reviewed at the end of each academic year

    3+3 Gannon's Doctor of Physical Therapy Option Requirements

    Students who wish to apply should choose the 3+3 accelerated (DPT) program on the application. To be considered for acceptance, they must have completed the same courses in high school as listed under the Undergraduate Admissions Requirements Leading to a DPT.

    • SAT total of 1100 or higher in critical reading and math, ACT total of 24 or higher
    • High school GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher in Gannon undergraduate courses
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher in Gannon pre-requisite courses with no repeated courses
    • Gannon GPA will be reviewed at the end of each academic year