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Program Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Temple University is accredited by the

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-706-3245
Email: accreditation@apta.org
Website: capteonline.org

If you need to contact the program/institution directly, please call 215-204-9066 or email deptpt@temple.edu.

Learn more about program outcomes and essential functions or provide feedback, concerns or complaints about the program.

Program Outcomes

Listed below is information about the program’s accreditation status as well as its outcomes. Program outcomes include graduation rates, National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) first-time and ultimate pass rates, and employment rates. Get more information about accreditation.

Physical Therapist Program Accreditation

Date of initial accreditation: 06/69
Current accreditation status: Accreditation
Next visit:  Fall 2024
Five-year history:  Accreditation
Degree conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Graduation Rate

Graduation Rate

Class Year

Graduation Rate

2018

96%

2017

94%

2016

94%

2015

94%

2014

100%

2013

98%

2012

94%

National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) Pass Rates

NPTE Pass Rates

Class Year

First-Time Pass Rate

Ultimate Pass Rate

2017-2018

91.7%

98.0%

2015-2016

92.3%

100%

2013-2014

90.1%

100%

2011-2012

90.3%

100%

Employment Rates

Employment Rates

Class Year

Employed or have sought employment as a Physical Therapist (12 months)

2017

100%

2016

100%

2015

100%

2014

100%

2013

99%

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College of Public Health Accreditation

Temple’s College of Public Health is fully accredited by CEPH. The college is one of only two CEPH-accredited schools of public health in the Philadelphia region and one of three in the state of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the College of Public Health’s accreditations.