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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 2019 and 2020 is 81.5%.

Licensure Examination Pass Rate

When averaged over 2 years, 97.5% of program graduates passed the licensure exam. (See table below).

COHORT
(graduation year)
Group Number Taking the Examination Number Passing the Exam Pass Rate
2020 First Time 17 15 88.2%
Ultimate 17 17 100%
2019 First Time 24 18 75%
Ultimate 24 23 95.8%
TOTAL 41 40 97.9%

Employment Rate

95% of graduates for 2019 and 2020 were employed within six months of passing the licensure examination.

Accreditation Statement

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Hampton University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 757-727-5260 or email senobia.crawford@hamptonu.edu.