Physical Therapist Assistant program Program Statistics: NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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PTA Program Statistics


NWACC's PTA Program is designed with students' success in mind. Feel free to browse our students' impressive passing, graduation, and employment rates. 
 

National Exam Rates:

The PTA Program has an impressive 100% pass rate for graduates taking the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination (NPTE) from 1999 to 2018.

  NWACC Students National
NPTE Exam Scores (800 is perfect) 708 657
Pass rates for NPTE Exam 100% 85%

 

 

 

 

 

PTA Program Rates:

NWACC's PTA Program has a 100% pass rate for graduates taking the National Physical Therapist Assistant Examination (NPTE) from 1999 to 2018.

Graduates of all accredited PTA Programs must pass the NPTE to become licensed to practice. The national average pass rate for graduates of accredited PTA Programs is approximately 87%.

The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) develops and administers the NPTE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

The two year average graduation rate for graduates from 2017 and 2018 was 85%.

100% average employment rate in 2016 and 2017 for those students who successfully completed the NWACC PTA program.

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) limits the number of qualified applicants that NWACC PTA Program can admit per year to a maximum of 18 students.