The Commission on the Accreditation of Physical Therapist Education requires public availability of program outcomes information.

USD Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Outcomes

  • Graduation: 97 percent of the students admitted to the program graduated with their cohort (three-year cohort data includes classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017)
  • Licensure: 98.72 percent of graduates passed the NPTE board exam the first time (three-year cohort data includes classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016); 100 percent ultimate NPTE board passage rate (three-year cohort data includes classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015)
  • Employment: 100 percent of the graduates are employed within six months of graduation (three-year cohort data includes classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016)