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USD Doctor of Physical Therapy Applicant Data

Application Cycle

Applications Received

Applicants Accepted

Entering Average GPA

Entering Average GRE Percentile

 2014 - 2015

293

28

3.74 cumulative

3.69 prerequisite

54th Verbal

54th Quantitative 

54th Written

 2015 - 2016

 276

28

3.82 cumulative

3.78 prerequisite 

50th Verbal

46th Quantitative

54th Written

 2016 - 2017

 234

28

3.76 cumulative

3.68 prerequisite

50th Verbal

48th Quantitative 

62nd Written

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 National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) 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)