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Welcome UTC DPT

Class of 2017!


Applying for fall 2016?

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About Our Program

Welcome to UTC Physical Therapy!

Hear what makes us special.

Accreditation Status 

Accredited by CAPTE - Click for detailsThe Department of Physical Therapy at UTC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22341; telephone: 703-706-3245; e-mail:; website: We received our initial accreditation by CAPTE in 1992, and have been continuously accredited since that time.  UTC has been awarding the DPT since 2003. 

APTA Student Membership Challenge badge for 2014

Our DPT graduates have achieved a 100% pass rate on the National Licensure Exam for the last ten years!

Student Outcomes

  • Graduation Rates:  Average graduation rate of 97.0% for the last three graduating classes (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Licensure examination pass rates:  100% first-time pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam for the class of 2014 and 100% for the last ten years. Click here for NPTE Pass Rates by State. (Scroll to the bottom.)
  • Employment rate: 100% of graduates employed within six months of passing the licensure exam

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physical therapists is expected to grow 27 percent from 2006 to 2016, much faster than the average for all occupations.    


Filing a complaint with CAPTE:

If you have a question about the department's accreditation status or wish to express a concern about accreditation, you are encouraged to contact CAPTE.