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.

Our Statistics

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 (2019 and 2020)

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: 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