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Physical Therapy Accreditation

Program Accreditation Status  

The Physical Therapy Program at Walsh University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 330-490-7286 or email pcrum@walsh.edu.

On November 1, 2000 the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) granted Accreditation to the physical therapist educational program at Walsh University. Based on Walsh's 2015 Self-Study, CAPTE reaffirmed accreditation of our physical therapy program through 2025, with commendation. 

Accreditation affects the physical therapy graduate's ability to practice. All individuals applying for licensure in all 50 states, the territory of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia must graduate from an accredited program to sit for the licensing examination.

Outcomes Information 

Graduation rate from program:  

  • Class of 2013, the graduation rate was 93.8%.
  • Class of 2014, the graduation rate was 93.55%.
  • Class of  2015, the graduation rate was 96.87%.
  • Class of 2016, the graduation rate was 93.8%
  • Class of 2017, the graduation rate was 93.5%
  • Class of 2018, the graduation rate was 96.9%

Overall licensure pass rate of graduates:  

For the graduating classes of our DPT program from 2009 to 2017, it is 100%.

Graduates employed as a physical therapist, 1 year after graduation:

Class of 2016 100%
Class of 2017 97%

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