Accreditation

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy at Boston 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 617-353-2720 or email pt@bu.edu.

National PT Examination Passing Rate

First-Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Two-year average of 129 graduates from 2019 and 2018 98.4% 100%

Graduation Rate

Two-year average of 129 graduates from 2019 and 2018 89.4%

Employment Rate

One hundred percent of our 2018 and 2019 graduates seeking employment secured jobs within 1 year of completing the program. Boston University graduates consistent rate themselves as very well prepared for practice, and many have taken on leadership roles in practice and education.

Two-year average of 129 graduates from 2019 and 2018 100%

Note: The Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program and Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy are not accredited by CAPTE as this agency only accredits entry-level physical therapy educational programs.

State Licensure Requirements

For more information regarding state requirements, please visit the State Authorization & Distance Education website.