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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

Student Outcomes

Graduation Rates

Admission Year

Number of Students Admitted

Number (percent) of students admitted who graduated in 2 years

Number of admitted students who graduated in 3 or more years

Graduation rate for all students admitted in 2 or more years

2005

18

11 (61%)

 

11 (61%)

2006

17

7 (41%)

 

7 (41%)

2007

21

15 (71%)

 

15 (71%)

2008

23

16 (70%)

2 (May 2011)

18 (78%)

2009

21

13 (62%)

1 (May 2012)

14 (67%)

2010

23

17 (74%)

2 (May 2013)

 19 (83%)

2011

23

13 (56%)

3 (May 2014)

 16 (70%)

2012

2013


24

23


12 (50%) 

18 eligible in May 2015


1 eligible for May 2016

2 eligible for May 2016



Data updated 8/2014

 

National Board Exam Pass Rates

Information below is reported by Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.  Data reflects the number of students who graduated in each year and those who passed on the first attempt as well as passed on all attempts (ultimate pass). 

Graduation Year

Number of Students graduating

Number (percent) of graduates who passed on first attempt

Number (percent) of graduates who passed on all attempts

Notes*

2007

11*

8 (80%)

9 (90%)

*1 grad did not take the exam (n=10)

2008

7*

5 (83%)

6 (100%)

*1 grad did not take the exam (n=6)

2009

15*

9 (75%)

10 (83%)

*3 grads did not take the exam (n=12)

2010

18*

11 (65%)

17 (100%)

*1 grad did not take the exam (n=17)

2011

14

14 (100%)

14 (100%)

 

2012

2013

2014

19

16

12*

17 (94%)

16 (100%)

11

 18 (100%)

16 (100%)


*1 grad did not take the exam (n=18)


As of August 2014

Data updated 8/2014

Employment Rates

To the best of our knowledge, the number and percent (%) of qualified graduates who are employed within 6 months of passing the national board exam for physical therapist assistants.  Note that a graduate must pass the NPTE in order to be qualified to work as a physical therapist assistant. 

Graduation year

Number of qualified graduates

Number employed within 6 months of becoming qualified

Employment rate (%)

2007

9

9

100%

2008

6

6

100%

2009

10

10

100%

2010

16

16

100%

2011

2012

2013

2014

14

17

16

11*

13

17

13*

5*

93%

100%

As of August 2014

As of August 2014

Data updated 8/2014


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