Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Information

What factors do you consider for admission to the DPT program?

Admission decisions will be made based on the following:

  • 3.0 GPA in the prerequisite courses
  • GRE scores
  • Volunteer form(s)
  • Interactive online References
  • Essay / Personal Statement
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)

Program Information

What are the national physical therapy exam pass rates for graduates of the DPT program?

Class of

Graduation Rate

Licensure exam pass rate

2018

100%

97.5%

2017

100%

100%

2016

100%

100%

2015

100%

100%

2014

97.8%

100%

How long does it take to complete the DPT program?

The DPT program is a three-year, graduate professional program that follows three years of undergraduate coursework. From high school to graduating with a DPT degree will take a minimum of six years.

Career Information

Where do physical therapists work?

With a DPT degree and licensed in the state of your choice, you’ll be able to practice in a wide range of settings:

  • Hospitals, including specialty areas such as acute care or geriatrics
  • Outpatient practices
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Schools and universities
  • Physician offices
  • Home health agencies
  • Nursing homes