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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 2016 and 2017 is 93%.

Licensure Examination Pass Rate

When averaged over 2 years, 100% of program graduates passed the licensure exam. (See table below).

COHORT (graduation year) Number Taking the Examination Number Passing the Exam Ultimate Pass Rate
2016 23 23 100%
2017 18 18 100%
TOTAL 41 41 100%

Employment Rate

100% of graduates for 2016 and 2017 were employed within six months of passing the licensure examination.