Institutional Closing

We're open this week (December 17 - December 21) for all of your registration needs! Starting Monday, December 24, 2018 through Friday, January 4, 2019 all SCC locations will be closed in observance of the holidays. SCC offices will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2018. If you need help during this time, please contact the Student Help Desk at 855-66GO-SCC. Happy Holidays from SCC!

PTA Program Outcomes and Costs

In an effort to allow for prospective students to be well-informed in career decision-making, the PTA program provides data related to program outcomes.  This is also in compliance with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education’s requirements.  Information provided below is current as of August 1, 2017.

Graduation rates from 2013-2018 are as follows:

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

81.81%

95.00%

70.58%

100%

85.71%

86.96%

Two-year averages for this same time period are:

2013 & 2014

2014 & 2015

2015 & 2016

2016 & 2017

2017 & 2018

88.41%

82.79%

85.29%

92.86%

86.34%

First-attempt and ultimate pass rates for the National Physical Therapy Examination, required for certification as a physical therapist assistant in Kentucky for 2013-2018 are:

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

Two-year averages for this same time period are: 

2013 & 2014

2014 & 2015

2015 & 2016

2016 & 2017

2017 & 2018

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

Employment rates, for graduates passing the National Physical Therapy Examination and obtaining credentials as PTAs and actively seeking employment, within one year of graduation are:

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

TBA

Two-year averages for this same time period are: 

2013 & 2014

2014 & 2015

2015 & 2016

2016 & 2017

2017 & 2018

100%

100%

100%

100%

TBA


To learn about costs associated with program completion, click here.

The information below is provided as a means to inform potential applicants of the program’s admissions process.  Potential applicants should note that the level of competitiveness varies from academic year to academic year.  Information is based upon information gathered during the admissions process and subsequently.

Admissions Information for Newly Admitted Cohort Admitted in 2018

Number of Students Attending Pre-Admission Conferences

138

Number of Students Formally Applying

89

Number of Newly Admitted Students

18

Number of Re-Admitted Students

2

Total Cohort Size

20

Average ACT Composite for Newly Admitted Students

24
(Range: 20 – 28)

Average GPA for Completed General Education Courses for Newly Admitted Students

3.72
(Range: 3.28-4.00)

Number of Counties Represented in Cohort

12

Number of Recent High School Graduates Admitted:

3

Number of Students with Some College Admitted

4

Number of Students with a Prior 4-Year Degree Admitted

12

Number of Students with Prior Physical Therapy-Related Work Experience

10

Number of Students with No General Education Requirements Fulfilled at Time of Admission

1

Number of Students with Some General Education Requirements Fulfilled at Time of Admission

11

Number of Students with All General Education Requirements Fulfilled at Time of Admission

8