Program Statistics

Physical Therapist Assistant Applicant Averages

Graduating class of 2016

  • High School GPA: 3.60
  • SAT (Math and Verbal): 1050
  • ACT: 23
  • College GPA Prior to Matriculation: 3.19

Graduating class of 2015

  • High School GPA: 3.49
  • SAT (Math and Verbal): 1050
  • ACT: 23
  • College GPA Prior to Matriculation: 3.27

Graduating class of 2014

  • High School GPA: 3.42
  • SAT (Math and Verbal): 1,003
  • ACT: 21
  • College GPA Prior to Matriculation: 3.46

Applicant Pool

Totals Estimated* for the Admission cycle for the class which matriculated in August 2016:

  • Total Number of Applications Received: 75
  • Total Number of Applicants that Met Minimum Criteria: 48
  • Total Number of Applicants Accepted: 35
  • Total number of Applicants who Matriculated: 23

* These totals are estimated due to the PTA Program’s rolling admission process.

Graduation Statistics

The following data reflects the three-year average for graduates of the Physical Therapist Assistant Studies program at the University of Saint Francis for the classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015:

  • Graduation Rate: 85%**
  • Employment Rate (those seeking employment): 100%
  • Licensure Pass Rate: 96.2%***

**Graduation rate is defined by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) as the completion of the program within 150 percent of the length of the program. This rate does not include students who enrolled in the program and withdrew for reasons other than those related to progression standards. The Physical Therapist Assistant program is four semesters, so the reported graduation rate is for all candidates who completed the program within six consecutive semesters. Additional information about graduation rates can be requested from the Chair of the Department of Physical Therapist Assistant Studies.

***The source for the program ultimate pass rate for the classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 is the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).

The ultimate pass rate for the class of 2015 is 100%.