Who We Are

The program recruits outstanding students with rich and diverse backgrounds as evidenced by the following facts and figures. See also Class Composites for 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Columbia University DPT Student Outcomes

96.6%

100%

100%

Average Graduation Rate for Columbia DPT Graduates
(2018-2019)

Columbia DPT Students Average Ultimate Pass Rate on the National Licensure Exam (2018-2019)

Average Employment Rate for Columbia DPT Graduates
(2018-2019)

 

Admissions Statistics

Class of

2020

2021

2022

Number of applicants

435

448

353

Number/Percentage invited for interview

172/40%

145/32%

93/26.3%

Number/percentage accepted

79/18%

105/23%

83/23.5%

Number/percentage matriculated

67/15%

66/15%

70/19.8%

Enrollment Statistics

Class of

2020

2021

2022

Class size

66

67

70

Age Range

20-35

20-37

21-38

Male/Female Ratio

15/51

17/50

22/48

Race/Ethnicity

Class of

2020

2021

 2022

White

58%

64%

51%

Asian

20%

16%

13%

Hispanic

7.4%

3%

6%

Black/African American

0%

5%

4%

Bi-racial

2.9%

3%

20%

Other

1.4%

3%

0%

South Asian

4.4%

3%

4%

No indication

0%

3%

0%

Geographical Areas

Class of

2020

2021

2022

In-State

23.8%

30%

34%

Out-of-state

73.1%

69%

61%

Canadian

1.4%

1%

1%

Foreign

1.4%

0%

3%

Admissions Statistics (scores)

Class of

2020

2021

2022

Mean undergraduate GPA

3.61

3.6

3.47

Mean science prerequisite GPA

3.47

3.5

3.32

Mean verbal reasoning GRE

156

155

154

Mean quantitative reasoning GRE

155.6

155

154

Mean analytical writing GRE

4.3

4.3

4.2

Undergraduate Majors

Class of

2020

2021

2022

Biological/Physical Sciences/Engineering

23%

33%

13%

Exercise Science/Kinesiology/Movement Science

10%

21%

36%

Psychology/Other social sciences/Humanities

10%

4%

4%

Health Sciences/Pre-PT/Athletic Training/Nutrition

10%

0%

8%

Dance/Performing Arts/Communications

3%

8%

0%

Public/International Health

3%

0%

0%

Business/Accounting/Economics

0%

0%

0%

Dual majors & mixed disciplines

41%

33%

39%

Graduation Statistics

Class of

2018

2019

2020

Number admitted

83

73

66

Number graduated/anticipated

82

65

 

Attrition rate

 

 

 

Average 2015-2016 graduation rate: 98%