The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Boston University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Educations (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

The transitional DPT Program and Neurological Physical Therapy Residency Program are not accredited by CAPTE as this agency only accredits entry-level physical therapy educational programs.

National PT Examination Passing Rate

First-Time Pass Rate Overall Pass Rate
Class of 2013 98% 100%
Class of 2012 100% 100%
Class of 2011 100% 100%

Graduation Rate

Class of 2013 84%
Class of 2012 83%
Class of 2011 80%

Employment Rate

One hundred percent of our graduates seeking employment secure jobs within 6 months of completing the program. Boston University graduates consistently rate themselves as very well prepared for practice, and many have taken on leadership roles in practice and education.

Class of 2012 100%
Class of 2011 100%
Class of 2010 100%