Student Outcomes

Graduates of the University of Washington Doctor of Physical Therapy program are eligible to sit for the national physical therapist licensure examination.

Below are graduation rates, licensure exam pass rates and employment rates of recent UW DPT cohorts. 

  Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
Graduation rate 97.8% 100% 100%
Licensure exam first-time pass rate 97.8% 87.2% 91.5%
Licensure exam ultimate pass rate 100% 100% 100%
Employment rate 100% 100% 100%


Our graduates work as physical therapists in a variety of settings across the United States and throughout the world. Learn more about physical therapy careers and read interviews with some of our outstanding alumni.