ACT Requirements for Physical Therapist Assistant


A minimum ACT composite score of 18 is required (the most recent test score is used). 

Note: An ACT score of 18 or below has been correlated with an inability to pass the PTA National Licensure examination.  

Test scores more than 10 years old as of Feb. 1 are not acceptable.

Consult the following link to schedule the ACT examination.

High school students:

Plan to complete the ACT in the spring semester of the junior year to allow ample time to retest if needed.

Option One applicants:

Take the ACT as soon as possible to allow ample time to retest if needed.