The Department is committed to student success which is reflected in the 98% average graduation rate over the past two years (2022, 2023). From the first day of class to the last, we view our students as future colleagues and professionals, ever striving to teach and to interact with respect for each student.
High Pass Rate
To become licensed as a physical therapist, graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program take the National Physical Therapy Board Examination. The First-Time pass rate was 92.5% in 2022 and 85.4% in 2023. The Ultimate pass rate was 98.1% in 2022 and 100% in 2023.
Our post-graduation employment rate is 100 percent over the past two years (2022, 2023) for our graduates who sought employment. Graduates can be found in a variety of urban and rural practice settings throughout the United States and internationally. They are practicing clinicians in hospitals, outpatient clinics, assisted living centers, and public schools. They hold prestigious faculty positions at major universities. They are administrators of major health care organizations and clinics. They are consultants to industry and other national health organizations.
Class size for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is established to create the best learning environment for students while also providing access to more students. Classes are small enough for students to receive individual attention, yet large enough to provide diversity among class members to further enrich education. The Salt Lake City pathway has a class size of 50. The St. George pathway has a class size of 24. The Hybrid pathway has a class size of 75.
Accolades & Affiliations