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Arnold School of Public Health


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of South Carolina is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 803-777-5521 or email

Employment Rates

Graduates passing the licensing examination (NPTE) and seeking employment have demonstrated a 100% employment rate.


NPTE Pass Rates and Graduation Rates


Average for Classes of 2017-18

NPTE Ultimate Pass Rate


Graduation Rate


* The first time and ultimate pass rates for our graduates on the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE). You can see all PT schools outcomes at this link. Please see our program summary for more detailed information on UofSC’s first time pass rate and scores compared to national averages.


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