Accreditation & Student Outcomes

CAPTE Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Florida 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 352-273-6085 or email ufdpt@phhp.ufl.edu.

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 352-273-6860 or email ufdpt@phhp.ufl.edu.

The next on-site review is scheduled for 2023.

Filing a Complaint with CAPTE

DPT students may file a formal complaint against a physical therapy program with CAPTE if they feel a program is not in compliance with CAPTE Evaluative Criteria or if CAPTE expectations related to academic integrity have been violated.

DPT Student Outcomes – Licensure Pass Rates

Graduation Year Overall Pass Rate for UF DPT* First Time Board Pass Rate For UF DPT* First Time board pass rate for all u.s. Test takers*
2016 98.50% 92.30% 93.10%
2017 100% 95.70% 92.50%
2018 100% 95.70% 91.00%
2019 100% 94.00% 90.50%
2020 98.6% 93.1% 91.2%
Two year Average (19-20) 99.3% 93.55%

* FSBPT Report Data

DPT Student Outcomes – Graduation Rates

Graduation year graduation rate
2017 100%
2018 100%
2019 97.1%
2020 98.6%
2021 100%
Two Year Average (20-21) 99.3%

DPT Student Outcomes – Employment Rates

Graduation year Employment Rate (employed within 6 months of graduation)
2017 100%
2018 100%
2019 97%
2020 97%
Two Year Average (19-20) 97%