Accreditation and Student Outcomes

Our accredited program has a history of graduating excellent physical therapists for more than 40 years.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Texas Woman's 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 you need to contact the program/institution directly, please call 940-898-2460 or email PT@TWU.edu.

Complaints that fall outside of due process should be directed to Dr. Ann Medley, Program Director, School of Physical Therapy, at smedley@twu.edu or Dr. Christopher Ray, Dean of the College of Health Sciences, at ChrisRay@twu.edu. Retaliation following complaint submission is prohibited.

The entry-level DPT program is granted accreditation until December 31, 2022, by the Commission for Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), following an exemplary review in 2012.

 

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  Class of 2020Class of 2021Two year average 2020-2021
Graduation Rate Dallas 96.2%
Houston 88%
Dallas 98%
Houston 84%
Dallas
96%

Houston
86%
First Time Pass Rate for Licensure Examination Dallas 88.2%
Houston 95.6%
Dallas 100%
Houston 97.4%
Dallas
94%

Houston
96.5%
Ultimate Pass Rate for Licensure Examination Dallas 98%
Houston 100%
Dallas 100%
Houston 97.4%
Dallas
99%

Houston
98.7%
Employment Rate* Dallas 100%
Houston 100%
Dallas 100%
Houston 100%
Dallas
100%

Houston
100%

*100% of the students seeking employment found jobs within the first 12 months of graduation.

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  Class of 2022Class of 2023
Acceptance Rate*

Dallas 28%
Houston 31%
Dallas 31%
Houston 33%
Matriculation Rate** Dallas 57%
Houston 68%
Dallas 53%
Houston 61%

*Percentage of students sent letters of acceptance based upon the total number of applicants that met minimum requirements.
**Percentage of students starting the program based upon the percentage of acceptance letters mailed.

 

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