Graduation, Licensure and Employment Rates

The following information has been reported to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Graduation and employment information is compiled from departmental records. Employment data reflect percent employed within six months of passing the licensure exam. The licensure pass rate is reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

Graduation Rate
Graduate Year Graduation Rate
2019 97.4%
2018
96.9%
2017
100%
Three-year average
98.1%

Licensed Graduate Employment Rates & Licensure Exam Pass Rates
Class Employment Rate First Time Pass Rate Ultimate Pass Rate
2018 100% 83.3% 100%
2017
100%
91.7%
97.2%
2016
100%
100%
100%
Three-year average
100%
91.7%
99.1%

 

Educational Outcomes

Upon completion of the University of Vermont DPT program graduates will be able to:

  • Serve as movement system experts who exemplify contemporary best practice to improve quality of life.
  • Illustrate leadership as primary care providers that model professional core values.
  • Collaborate with patients, families and professional colleagues to optimize health outcomes, maximize patient experience, and facilitate cost efficiency.
  • Apply evidence-based clinical and practice management that exhibits value-based patient/family-centered care.
  • Advocate to improve health outcomes and increase the overall functioning and well-being of our society.
  • Offer consultation as movement system experts while demonstrating value and adherence to ethical and legal principles.
  • Communicate via means commensurate with needs of the individuals within the context of the task and environment.
  • Educate patients/clients, peers, professional colleagues, and the community in a manner that is culturally sensitive.
  • Commit to be reflective practitioners and lifelong learners.
  • Engage in community and professional activities that demonstrate social responsibility.