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Once you have chosen an allied health program to apply to and have a personal financial plan in mind to fund your education, you will need to begin your admissions process by completing an online application. There is a $60 application fee due at the time of application per submission. Reapplication fee is $30. These fees are nonrefundable. You need only to complete one online application for the University and your program of choice unless you are applying for the programs listed below.
We encourage all applicants to begin the admissions process by submitting their online application as early as possible. Waiting or holding off for the program deadlines may decrease your chances of acceptance into certain programs that fill early and or delay admissions decisions.
International students are encouraged to begin their transcript evaluation process by our approved centers first before completing their online application.
Admissions elements (i.e. transcripts, recommendations, observation/service hours) may be submitted after the application is submitted: but as soon as possible and before the program deadline date. Some programs begin their application reviews once the application is complete. Applicants should request transcripts at the time of submission or shortly thereafter. If courses are still in progress, submit the application and then have final transcripts forwarded to Loma Linda University as soon as possible.
To Check Status
You may check on the status of your application online. Please be sure to write down your Login ID and PIN when applying. If you forget your Login ID you will be instructed to complete a new application. There is a retrieval for your PIN using your Login ID.
Check my application status
Alternate Application Instructions
If you are applying to the Progression or Entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy programs or the Physician Assistant programs, You will need to complete an external application and a few additional steps (ie: supplemental application, (PT Only), alternate transcript procedure) before an acceptance from LLU can be granted. There are also additional application fees that are required when applying. See applications for further details.
Please apply through the following services:
Doctor of Physical Therapy-PTCAS
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda CA 92350
| Send EDI Transcript to:
School Code 001218
EDI Qualifier: 22
If applying to the PA program, the program requires one recommendation be from a Physician or Physician Assistant.
If you are having difficulties with providing a recommendation through our online application, please have your recommender email your recommendation to email@example.com. Include the applicant’s name, program they are applying for, your recommendation and how you know the applicant.
Step 4- Observation & Service Hours
Some of our allied health programs require that you observe with an allied health professional or do community service as part of the admissions process. These hours are required when specified. Documented proof of hours needs to be submitted and received before consideration for acceptance to the program.
Students may complete hours locally by calling local facilities and requesting to shadow or do observations within their profession of choice. Some facilities may require a class to orient the student to their facility or specified departments and protocols. Facilities may require a student to adhere to dress code or other facility policies. Check with the facility for requirements.
Community service may include working with national organizations or community projects where bettering the lives of others is involved. Check with your program of choice if you have questions about your community service.
Observation and Volunteer Forms
Step 5- Your Interview
Programs may opt to interview students as part of the admissions process and will contact the prospective student to make arrangements once the application has been reviewed. Applicants are encouraged to visit the Loma Linda campus for these appointments if possible. If the student is unable to come to the interview in person, a phone or online interview (Skype, webcam) are alternative options. Please make arrangements with the department when they contact you regarding your interview.
Step 6-Admissions Decisions
The admissions office or department will notify you of your application status once your application has been reviewed and acted on by the department and school administrative committees. It is imperative that your contact information is current. Departments may opt to call or email with acceptance decisions once they have been made. All students will receive a follow up letter from the Admissions department with the contact info on file.
Step 7- Confirmation & Deposit
A deposit is required to hold your place in the class and to confirm your acceptance. You will not be allowed to register until the deposit is received. This deposit fee is usually $100-$500 depending on the program and is nonrefundable. The fee is applied toward your first quarter's tuition. You will be given further instructions and the fee amount in your acceptance letter. This is a separate fee from the application fee of $60.00. If you decide not to attend, this deposit is nonrefundable.
Step 8- Additional requirements
The following are additional documented requirements that will need to be completed before you attend LLU. These additional requirements should be sent/completed once you are accepted. They are required before your first quarter registration is complete:
• Immunization records before first day of class, including the following immunizations: TB skin test, MMR, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Varicella: chicken pox - Holds cleared through Student Health
• Background check (A criminal check is required before first student clinicals. Students with felony records may not be eligible to sit for national exams for some professions. Accepted students will receive further information regarding completing this element. Non degree students will be required to complete a background check at the time of application submission.
• Fingerprinting (Some clinical sites require fingerprinting before first clinicals.)
• CPR certification for the health care provider, is required and must be kept current throughout your program. (Certification is required before clinicals, but we recommend you complete prior to beginning a program) If you need to take CPR please see our Life Support Education Offerings.
For International Students
International applicants must meet all additional requirements. Please refer to International student information for details. The admissions process for International students may take additional time due to the evaluation of requirements, International transcript requests, and processing.
For Online Programs
Loma Linda University is restricted from accepting applications for online programs from certain states. Please refer to our Online Program Information.
Still Got Questions?...Contact us!
If you have further questions regarding our school admissions, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 909-558-4599.
Our admissions office is located in Nichol Hall in Room A1605.
If you have general questions regarding the School of Allied Health Professions, or program please contact us at email@example.com.
Your emails and calls are important to us. Your inquiries may be forwarded to the appropriate person for follow-up and will be addressed during normal daytime business hours at their earliest convenience. Be sure to include which LLU program(s) you are inquiring about, your questions, and your contact information. At this time, we are only able to correspond in English.