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Department of Physical Therapy Accreditation

Physical Therapy
  • The Department of Physical Therapy has approval to confer the DPT degree by the State Council in Higher Education for the State of Virginia (SCHEV).
  • The Program in Physical Therapy at Hampton University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Physical Therapy Program Outcomes

Graduation Rate

When averaged over 2 years, the graduation rate for 2017 and 2018 is 89.79%.

Licensure Examination Pass Rate

When averaged over 2 years, 95.45% of program graduates passed the licensure exam. (See table below).

COHORT (graduation year) Number Taking the Examination Number Passing the Exam Ultimate Pass Rate
2017 18 18 100%
2018 26 24 92.30%
TOTAL 44 42 95.45%

Employment Rate

100% of graduates for 2017 and 2018 were employed within six months of passing the licensure examination.