Who We Are

The program recruits outstanding students with rich and diverse backgrounds as evidenced by the following facts and figures. See also composites for Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Admissions Statistics

Class of

2019

2020

2021

2022

Number of applicants

443

435

448

353

Number/Percentage invited for interview

117/26.4%

172/40%

145/32%

93/26.3%

Number/percentage accepted

102/23.02%

79/18%

105/23%

83/23.5%

Number/percentage matriculated

73/16.4%

67/15%

66/15%

70/19.8%

Enrollment Statistics

Class of

2019

2020

2021

2022

Class size

73

66

67

70

Age Range

21-41

20-35

20-37

21-38

Male/Female Ratio

21/52

15/51

17/50

22/48

Race/Ethnicity

Class of

2019

2020

2021

 2022

White

65%

58%

64%

51%

Asian

19%

20%

16%

13%

Hispanic

7%

7.4%

3%

6%

Black/African American

1%

0%

5%

4%

Bi-racial

0

2.9%

3%

20%

Other

6%

1.4%

3%

0

South Asian

2%

4.4%

3%

4%

No indication

0

0

3%

0

Geographical Areas

Class of

2019

2020

2021

2022

In-State

28%

23.8%

30%

34%

Out-of-state

69%

73.1%

69%

61%

Canadian

1%

1.4%

1%

1%

Foreign

2%

1.4%

0%

3%

Admissions Statistics (scores)

Class of

2019

2020

2021

2022

Mean undergraduate GPA

3.560

3.61

3.6

3.47

Mean science prerequisite GPA

3.451

3.47

3.5

3.32

Mean verbal reasoning GRE

154.8

156

155

154

Mean quantitative reasoning GRE

156.0

155.6

155

154

Mean analytical writing GRE

4.27

4.3

4.3

4.2

Undergraduate Majors

Class of

2019

2020

2021

2022

Biological/Physical Sciences/Engineering

40%

23%

33%

13%

Exercise Science/Kinesiology/Movement Science

16%

10%

21%

36%

Psychology/Other social sciences/Humanities

8%

10%

4%

4%

Health Sciences/Pre-PT/Athletic Training/Nutrition

6%

10%

0

8%

Dance/Performing Arts/Communications

1%

3%

8%

0

Public/International Health

1%

3%

0

0

Business/Accounting/Economics

0%

0%

0

0

Dual majors & mixed disciplines

27%

41%

33%

39%

Graduation Statistics

Class of

2017

2018

2019

2020

Number admitted

69

83

73

66

Number graduated/anticipated

65

82

65

 

Attrition rate

 

 

 

 

Average 2015-2016 graduation rate: 98%

Licensure Exam Pass Rate (Federation of State Boards of PT Schools Report)

Class of

 2016

2017

2018

2019

Columbia Average Score

699.3

 

 

 

NY State Average Score

NA

 

 

 

 National Average Score

682.4

 

 

 

Percent Pass Rate

 

 

 

 

Columbia

100%

 

 

 

NY State

NA

 

 

 

National

98.6

 

 

 

Employment Rates

Class of

2016

2017

2018

 2019

Within 3 months of graduation

100%

100%

100%

 

Within 6 months of graduation

100%

100%

100%

 

Average 2015-2016 employment rate: 100%