Sargent at a Glance
The mission of Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is to advance, preserve, disseminate, and apply knowledge in the health and rehabilitation sciences. BU Sargent College strives to create an environment that fosters critical and innovative thinking to best serve the health care needs of society.
Sargent graduate programs tracked by U.S. News & World Report all rank in the top 20 in their respective fields.
|Occupational Therapy||#1 (tied) out of 198 programs|
|Speech-Language Pathology||#10 out of 261 programs|
|Physical Therapy||#20 out of 239 programs|
A degree from Sargent College prepares students for a variety of rewarding and in-demand careers. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook rates Sargent careers among those with the highest growth potential of all occupations tracked.
|Expected Increase in Employment Growth|
|Athletic Trainers||30%, much faster than average|
|Audiologists||37%, much faster than average|
|Biochemists||31%, much faster than average|
|Dietitians and Nutritionists||20%, faster than average|
|Occupational Therapists||33%, much faster than average|
|Physical Therapists||39%, much faster than average|
|Speech-Language Pathologists||23%, faster than average|
National Certification Board Exam Passing Rates
Percentage of BU Sargent College students in entry-level graduate professional programs who passed their certification exams (data averaged over the past three years).
*Data averaged over the past two years, per USDE requirements.
|Alumni||19,150 alumni in 73 countries|
|Clinical sites||More than 1,700 in 50 states and 3 countries|
|Clinical education centers and research labs & centers at BU Sargent College||35|
|Total federal & grant funds received in July 2020 – June 2021||$19,814,916|