Join our unique freshman-entry doctor of physical therapy program and be job-ready with your doctorate after six years of study. You will be trained according to the nationally-recognized American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Core Values. We will provide you with training and guidance so that you graduate with an understanding of the importance of compassionate, evidence-based, ethical, legal, and culturally-competent care to maximize the function, health and wellness of your patients, clients, and society. Our goal is to assure that you are prepared for autonomous practice as a responsive professional that can adapt to the challenges of a rapidly changing health care environment.

Unique Experiences Outside of the Classroom

Graduation and Employment Rates

Graduation Rate

Averaged over the last two years (2018 and 2019).

Employment Rate

For our 2017 and 2018 PT graduates who sought employment within six months of graduation.

Pass Rates

First-Time Pass Rate

For the National Physical Therapy exam, averaged over the last two years (2018 and 2019).

Ultimate Pass Rate

For the National Physical Therapy exam, based on the two-year average of 2017 and 2018 graduates who passed regardless of the number of attempts.


The Physical Therapy Program at Ithaca College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 607-274-3342 or email icpt@ithaca.edu


PT Department Office
407 Center for Health Sciences
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Fax (607) 274-3074