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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

The graduation rate for 2012, 2013, and 2014 is 94.7%.

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
2014 19 19 100%
2015 19 19 100%
TOTAL 38 38 100%

Employment Rate

100% of graduates for 2012, 2013, and 2014 were employed as Physical Therapists within six months of passing the licensure examination.