Scranton DPT By The Numbers

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates from the DPT program successfully meet program outcomes in line with accreditation standards as required by CAPTE, including graduation rate, NPTE exam pass rate, and employment rate.

Calendar Years 2018-2020

Licensure Pass Rate

Year 2018 2019 2020 2-year Average    2019-2020
Ultimate Pass Rate 97.8% 97.4% 90.0% 93.7%
First Time Pass Rate 91.3% 89.5% 85.0% 87.25%

Graduation Rate

Year 2018 2019 2020 2-year Average    2019-2020
Percentage 100% 95.0% 100% 97.5%

Employment Rate*

Year 2018 2019 2020 2-year Average    2018-2019
Percentage 100% 100% --- 100%

 

*Data reported in alumni survey one year after graduation

Updated September 2021

Admissions Data

There are two pathways for entrance into The University of Scranton's DPT program.  Prospective students and families can see a detailed description of each pathway on our Enrollment webpage. Please note that The University of Scranton’s Department of Physical Therapy utilizes the Physical Therapy Centralized Application System and coordinates with the University’s Admission Office to determine the annual acceptance and matriculation rates.

Acceptance & Matriculation Rates

Enrollment Year 2018 2019 2020
Acceptance* 7.5% 23.8% 16.3%
Matriculation** 87.2% 34.2% 51.8%

 

*Acceptance = Total number of offers to applicants/total number of applicants
**Matriculation = Total number of students who entered the PT program/total admission offers given

Updated November 24, 2020