Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of all requirements of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Physical Therapy, graduates will be prepared to:

  1. Practice legally and ethically in diverse global environments, distinguished by the pursuit of self-directed learning, mindfulness, compassion, confidence, effective collaboration with others and with competence in knowledge, reasoning and skills.
  2. Develop quality physical therapy services based on the best available research, patient/client values and clinical expertise, and focused on patient/client-centered care to individuals and communities.
  3. Educate patients/clients, caregivers, the public, other healthcare professionals, students, third-party payers and legislators about physical therapy services including health promotion and wellness.
  4. Advocate for the common good of individuals and communities, vulnerable and underserved populations, the profession of physical therapy and other healthcare professions.
  5. Be active members of their professional associations.


Outcome Data
Graduation Year First Time Pass Rate Ultimate Pass Rate Graduation Rate Employment Rate
2021 88.6% 95.5% 96.0% 100.0%
2020 88.7% 100.0% 96.3% 100.0%
2019 92.2% 100.0% 91.1% 100.0%
2018 95.7% 97.8% 97.8% 100.0%
Graduate Outcomes- Two Year Average
Graduation Years First Time Pass Rate 2-Year Average Ultimate Pass Rate 2-Year Average Graduation Rate 2-Year Average Employment Rate 2-Year Average
2021-2020 88.7% 97.8% 96.2% 100.0%
2020-2019 90.5% 100.0% 93.7% 100.0%