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College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
 
 
 
Student Outcomes
   
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  •  Motion Analysis Lab
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In compliance with CAPTE requirements, the following student outcomes are provided for the public. Data is based on Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) program reports, graduation data, and graduate surveys.


Graduation Rate 2008 94.4%
Graduation Rate 2009 94.4%
Graduation Rate 2010 90.0%
Graduation Rate 2011 97.2%
Ultimate Licensure Exam Pass Rate (2010, 2011, 2012) 99%*
Employment Rate within 6 months of passing licensure exam 100%
Range of entry salaries (from Class of 2011) $60,180-$85,000

*You can visit the FSBPT website for further comparisons to national pass rates:
https://www.fsbpt.org/ForCandidatesAndLicensees/NPTE/PassRates/index.asp



Based on Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) data, licensure exam pass rate data on USA graduates from three recent cohorts show that the average three-year pass rate was 98%.


Year
Number of graduates who took NPTE
Number of graduates who passed on first attempt
First attempt pass rate
Number of graduates who passed NPTE after all attempts
Ultimate
Pass rate
2008
28
26
92.8%
28
100%
2009
39
33
84.6%
38
97.4%
2010
30
29
96.7%
30
100%
2011
33
32
97.0%
32
97.0%
2012
30
27
90.0%
29
97.0%

Based on student report from 2011, 30% of graduates earn between $50,000-60,000, 47% earning between $60,000-$70,000, 9% earning between $70,000-$75,000 and 13% earning greater than $75,000 in their first job.




 
University of South Alabama Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy