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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 2020.
|NPTE Exam Scores (800 is perfect)||706||660|
|Pass rates for NPTE Exam||100%||86%|
|First Time Pass Rate for 2018/2019||100%||84%|
PTA Program Rates:
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 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.