Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Accreditation:

Cleveland State University:

Cleveland State University is accredited by the Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

CSU Physical Therapy Program:

The Cleveland State University (CSU) Physical Therapy Program received initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) in 1976. The Program has enjoyed full CAPTE accreditation since that time. 

Any questions regarding the accreditation status of this program can be directed to the Cleveland State University PT Program faculty and/or the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone 703-706-3234; email accreditation@apta.org; or visit the CAPTE web site: http://www.capteonline.org.

 

CSU PT Program Outcomes:

The Cleveland State University Physical Therapy Program is proud to present the professional program outcomes for the graduating classes beginning with the first DPT class in 2010.  CSU DPT students graduate in December annually and the, outcomes below reflect the most recent data available. These outcomes are presented according to the requirements of the national PT Programs' accreditation body, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).   

 

Class Graduating Year

 

Graduation Rate*

 

Licensure Exam Pass Rate (First Time Passed)

 

Licensure Exam Pass Rate (Ultimate)**

Employment Rate (within 6 months post licensure)

2016

89%

97%

100%

100%

2017

88%

94%

100%

100%

2018

100% 95% 100%  100% 

2019

92% 92% 100% 100%

2020

92% 92% 97% 100%

*Graduation Rate: Reflects the CAPTE requirement of those students who graduated within 150% of the expected time frame of the DPT Program, ie. Within 4.5 years of entry.

**Licensure Exam Ultimate Pass Rate:  Reflects the final pass rate of graduates no matter the number of times the exam was taken.

CURRENT TWO YEAR AVERAGE (2019-2020): Graduation Rate = 92%, Licensure Pass Rate (First Time) = 92%, (Ultimate) = 99%, Employment Rate = 100%

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Cleveland State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org . If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 216-687-3566 or email dptprogram@csuohio.edu.