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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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: 

Average graduation rate of Class of 2020 and 2021: 100%

Average first-time licensure exam pass rate of Class of 2020 and 2021: 89%

Average ultimate licensure exam pass rate of Class of 2020 and 2021: 97%

Average employment rate of Class of 2019 and 2020: 100%*

*Percentage of graduates who sought employment and have been employed as physical therapists within one year of graduation, based on a graduate survey

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.