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2013 graduation rate:  78%

3 year ultimate pass rate (2010-2012):  88.68%

2013 pass rate for the National Physical Therapist Assistant Exam:  90%

Employment rate for those graduates in 2013 who passed the board exam and pursued employment:  100%

Admission Information for the class entering 2014:

Number of applicants:     133

Number of applicants who met all admission requirements:  95

Number of applicants offered a place in the class:  76

Number of accepted students who enrolled in the program:  55

Number of minority students who enrolled in the program:  7


Please visit the Federation of the State Board of Physical Therapy to compare Penn State University, Hazleton Campus with other programs within the state.



The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at the Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, telephone:  703-706-3245; email:  accreditation@apta.org : website:  http://www.capteonline.org


Contact Information

Dr. Rosemarie Petrilla
PTA Program Coordinator
Phone: 570-450-3042
Email: rxp21@psu.edu