Our doctor of physical therapy program will help prepare you to be job-ready with your doctorate after six years of study with our combined bachelor's/doctor of physical therapy program or after three years of study with our graduate-entry doctor of physical therapy program. 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

96.1% Graduation Rate

Averaged over the last two years (2022-2023)

98% Employment Rate

For physical therapy graduates who sought employment within one year of graduation (2021-2022)

93.3% First-time Pass Rate (2023)

On the National Physical Therapy Exam, 86.1% averaged over the last two years (2022-2023)

94.5% 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 (2021-2022)

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

Financial Fact Sheet

For information on program costs, please download our financial fact sheet below:

file-outline 2022-2023 DPT Student Financial Fact Sheet - 2022-2023-dpt-student-financial-fact-sheet.pdf (151.31 KB)


Additional info can be found at our PT Billing page


PT Department Office
407 Center for Health Sciences
Ithaca College• 953 Danby Road • Ithaca, NY 14850
Fax (607) 274-3074