National Physical Therapy Examination and Employment

201520162 year average
Graduation Rate 100% 100% 100%
First Time Licensure Pass Rate 97% 100% 99%
Ultimate Licensure Pass Rate 100% 100% 100%
Employment Rate 100% 100% 100%

The above table shows our students' success in completing the DPT, passing the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and finding employment.

Our graduates’ success rate on the NPTE is higher than the national average, and students perform well in all areas of the examination. Our graduates are highly sought after by employers and they receive multiple job offers upon completing the program.

The median starting salary of graduates in the Class of 2016 was over $64,000 with many receiving a signing bonus or student loan repayment programs.


Priscilla Weaver, PT, DPT, PhD, Program Director

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Center for Health Sciences Education
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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