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The Physical Therapy Program at Stony Brook University, Parent Program at Stony Brook and Expansion Program at Southampton, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085


telephone: 703-706-3245  email: accreditation@apta.org;
website: http://www.capteonline.org

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (631)-444-3250 or email: ptprogram@stonybrook.edu

Welcome to Stony Brook University's Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program at both the Stony Brook and Southampton Campuses

Stony Brook's Physical Therapy Program enjoys a rich history spanning almost 50 years and 1900 graduates. The program develops leaders of the profession who demonstrate evidence-based practice, critical inquiry and clinical decision-making skills needed for autonomous practice. Our graduates are prepared to provide direct patient care in a multitude of physical therapy settings as well as to pursue careers in research, administration, or education. Information regarding student outcomes, including graduation rates, pass rates on the national licensing exam, and employment rates, are provided on this webpage as well as on our FAQs page. Read More >


NPTE Ultimate Pass Rate:
Stony Brook Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 100%
Southampton Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 95.6%

NPTE First-time Pass Rate:
Stony Brook Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 91.7%
Southampton Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 83.9%

Graduation Rates:
Stony Brook Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 100%
Southampton Campus
2-year Average (2019-2020): 98.5%

Employment Rate:
Stony Brook and Southampton Campuses:
2-year Average (2019-2020): 100%