Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Outcomes

The following student outcomes have been reported to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The graduation rate reflects those students who graduated within 150% of the expected program length using the CAPTE calculation. The ultimate pass rate is the final pass rate of graduates regardless of the number of attempts to pass the exam. The employment data is reflective of an informal survey from our alumni.

Graduation Data

  Class of
2017
Class of
2018
Class of
2019
Class of
2020
Class of
2021
Mo/Year of matriculation 5/2014 5/2015 5/2016 5/2017 5/2018
# of students admitted to original cohort 28 28 28 25 29
# of students in original cohort who graduated on time 25 26 26 24 24
# of students who graduated within 150% of program length 1 0 1 0 24
# of students who did not complete within 150% of program length due to academic or clinical deficits 2 2 1 0 4
# of students who did not complete within 150% of program length due to other reasons not related to academic or clinical deficits 0 0 0 1 1
Graduation Rate 92.9 92.9 96.4 100.0 85.7
2 Yr Graduation Rate Average   92.9 94.6 98.1 93.1

 
Licensure Data

  Class of
2017
Class of
2018
Class of
2019
Class of
2020
Class of
2021
# of graduates who graduated on time or within 150% of program length 27 27 26 25 24 
# who took NPTE 27 27 26 25 24
# of students who passed the first time 24 25 24 22 21
First time pass rate 88.9 92.6 92.3 88.0 87.5
# of students who took it two times 3 2 1 2 3
# of students who took it three times 0 0 0 0 0
# of students who took it greater than three times 0 0 0 1 0
# of students who still did not pass 0 0 1 0 0
# of students who ultimately passed 27 27 26 25 24
Ultimate Pass Rate (%) 100 100 100 100 100
2-Year Average First Time Pass Rate (%)     (2018-19) 92.4 (2019-20) 90.1 (2020-21) 87.8

 
Employment Data 

  Class of
2017
Class of
2018
Class of
2019
Class of
2020
Class of
2021
Graduation Employment Rate within 6 months of passing NPTE 100 100 100 100 100 
2 Yr Employment Rate Average     100  100 100
Last Updated: 1/26/22