Graduate Outcomes


Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Texas at El Paso is accredited by
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

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program are eligible to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). After successful completion of the examination, the individual will then hold the title of Physical Therapist and be eligible for employment.

As of January 1, 2016, the CAPTE minimum ultimate required pass rate for the NPTE is an average of 85% over 2 years. CAPTE-required employment rates are at least 90% averaged over 2 years. CAPTE-required graduation rates are at least 80% averaged over 2 years.

The table below describes the reportable CAPTE Graduate Outcomes for the last 4 years for the graduates of the UTEP Doctor of Physical Therapy Program:


Graduating Year

Number of Students Matriculated

Graduation Rate

Ultimate NPTE Pass Rate

Employment Rate (within 6 months of passing the NPTE)

2015

32

84.4%

100%

100%

2014

24

78.3%

100%

100%

2013

26

96.2%

100%

100%

2012

23

100.00%

100%

100%