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Physical Therapist Assistant Program Outcomes

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Outcomes

2016

2016 graduation rate: 78%

2-year ultimate pass rate (2014-2015): 87.9%

2016 pass rate for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam: 100%

2015 pass rate for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam: 75.8%

Employment rate for those graduates in 2015 who passed the board exam and pursued employment: 100%

Admissions information for the class entering 2016:

  • Number of applicants: 112
  • Number of applicants who met all admission requirements: 76
  • Number of applicants offered a place in the class: 76
  • Number of accepted students who enrolled in the program: 43
  • Number of minority students who enrolled in the program: 9

Please visit the Federation of the State Board of Physical Therapy to compare Penn State University, Hazleton Campus, with other programs within the state.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at the Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton Campus, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-706-3245, accreditation@apta.org.