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18 Characteristics of a Doctoral Program

1. Number of Degrees per Year

For the last two years, average of the number of DPT degrees awarded per academic year. Please note: first DPT graduation May 2012.

Degrees awarded per Academic Year Table
2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
 23  18 20.5

2. Graduation Rates

For the last two years, average of the percent of first-year doctoral students who graduated within ten years. (First-year doctoral students: Those students who have matriculated as doctoral students with a doctoral degree objective.)

Graduation Rates Table
2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
88.5%   90% 89.25% 

3. Average Time to Degree

For the last two years, average of the graduates’ time to degree. (For each academic year, the time to degree is defined as beginning the year students matriculated with a doctoral degree objective until the year they graduated.)

Average Time to Degree Table
2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
 3 years 3 years  3 years 

4. Employment Profile (in field within one year of graduation)

For the last two years, the number and percent of graduates by year employed, those still seeking employment, and unknown.

Employment Profile Table
  2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Employed  23 100% 17 100% 20  100%
Still seeking Employment  0    0

 

 

   

5. Admissions Criteria

Description of admission factors.

Admissions Criteria Table
Criteria Class of 2015
(2012 Cohort)
Class of 2016
(2013 Cohort)
Class of 2017
(2014 Cohort)

Class of 2018       (2015 Cohort)

Overall GPA 3.34 3.38 3.57 3.54
Last 60 hours GPA 3.51 3.51 3.66 3.63
Prerequisite Courses GPA 3.32 3.44 3.48 3.58
 GRE (Verbal & Quantitative) 1157  1223 1192 1203
 Graduate Formula 2680

2764

2736

2752

6. Percentage of Full-time Students

FTS/number students enrolled (headcount) for last three fall semesters.

Percentage of Full-time Students Table
Fall 2013 Fall 2014
Fall 2015
100%/69 100%/69 100%/72

7. Average Institutional Financial Support Provided

For those receiving financial support, the average monetary institutional support provided per full-time graduate student for the prior year from assistantships, scholarships, stipends, grants, and fellowships (does not include tuition or benefits).

Financial Support Table
2013-14
$4,465

8. Percentage Full-time Students with Institutional Financial Support

In the period year, the number of FTS with at least $1000 of annual support/the number of FTS.

Percentage of Full-time Students with Financial Support Table
2015-16
100%

9. Number of Core Faculty

Core Faculty: Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty who teach 50% or more in the doctoral program or other individuals integral to the doctoral program who can direct dissertation research.

Number of Core Faculty Table
2015-16
10

10. Student-Core Faculty Ratio

For the last two years, average of full-time student equivalent (FTSE)/average of full-time faculty equivalent (FTFE) of core faculty.

Student-Core Faculty Ratio Table
2014-15 2015-16 2 Year Average
6.1 6.1 6.1

11. Core Faculty Publications

For the last two years, average of the number of discipline-related refereed papers/publications, books/book chapters, juried creative/performance accomplishments, and notices of discoveries filed/patents issued per core faculty member.

Core Faculty Publications Table
2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
2.00

 2.25

2.13

12. Core Faculty External Grants

For the last two years, average of the number of core faculty receiving external funds, average external funds per faculty, and total external funds per program per academic year. (All external funds received by core faculty from any source including research grants, training grants, gifts from foundations, etc., reported as expenditures.)

Core Faculty External Grants Table
  2013-14 2014-15 2 Year Average
Number of Core Faculty receiving external funds 0 1 .5
Average external fund per faculty  0 .1 .05
Total external funds per program   0 1  .5

 

13. Faculty Teaching Load

Total number of semester credit hours in organized teaching courses taught per academic year by core faculty divided by the number of core faculty.

Faculty Teaching Load Table
2013-14 (SCH)
2014-15 (Weighted SCH)
19.32  

14. Faculty Diversity

Core faculty by ethnicity (White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Other) and gender, updated when changed. 

Faculty Diversity Table
  White Black Hispanic Asian Other
Female 5 0 0 0 0
Male 2 0 0 3 0

15. Student Diversity

Enrollment headcount by ethnicity (White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Other/Unknown) in program during the prior year.

Student Diversity Table
  2014-2015
White
2014-2015
Black/African American
2014-2015
Hispanic/Latino
2014-2015
Asian

2014-2015

Other/Unknown

Students 53   2  4 6

16. Date of Last External Review

Date of last formal external review, updated when changed. (THECB)

Date of Last External Review Table
2009

17. External Program Accreditation

18. Student Publications or Presentations

For he last two years, the number of discipline-related refereed papers/publications, juried creative/performance accomplishments, book chapters, books, and external presentations per year by student FTE.

Student Publications or Presentations Table
2013-14 2014-15
 6

Comments: Student and student alumni publications are included the year published for No. 18.