Accreditation (CAPTE)

The Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at the University of Missouri 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

Department of Physical Therapy

We are excited to share information about the program or to hear your feedback related to our program. If you would like to contact the program/institution directly, please call 573-882-7103 or e-mail umcshppt@missouri.edu.

CAPTE Required Public Disclosure of Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate (as calculated via CAPTE Annual Accreditation Report formula):

  • 2017: 100%
  • 2018: 98.3%
  • 2019: 98.3%

Ultimate Licensure Examination Pass Rate (as calculated by Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy formula):

  • 100% (Results include graduates from 2015, 2016, 2017)

First Time Licensure Examination Pass Rate:

  • 94% (2018 & 2019)

Employment rate 1 year after passing board exam (for graduating class):

  • 2014: 100%
  • 2015: 100%
  • 2016: 100%
  • 2017: 100%
  • 2018: 100%

Application Statistics

  • Number of applications in 2018: 154
  • Class Size: 60
  • Number of offers to fill class: 69
  • Core course GPA range for class accepted: 3.34-4.0 on 4 point scale