Our unique freshman-entry doctor of physical therapy program will help prepare you to 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.
Join the ranks of the top 20 percent of high school graduates in our program. Learn from full-time core faculty with doctoral degrees and extensive teaching experience. Access challenging and varied clinical education experiences. Be well-prepared to pass the National Physical Therapy Licensing Exam. Graduate job-ready and confident in your skills.
95% Graduation Rate
Averaged over the last two years (2019 and 2020)
100% Employment Rate
For physical therapy graduates who sought employment within one year of graduation (2018 and 2019)
94% First-time Pass Rate
On the National Physical Therapy Exam, averaged over the last two years (2019 and 2020)
97% Ultimate Pass Rate
On the National Physical Therapy Exam, based on the two-year average of graduates who passed regardless of the number of attempts (2019 and 2020)
Unique Experiences Outside of the Classroom
The Physical Therapy Program at Ithaca College 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 607-274-3342 or email email@example.com.
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PT Department Office
407 Center for Health Sciences
Ithaca College• 953 Danby Road • Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax (607) 274-3074