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PTST at Ashtabula

The Ashtabula campus is near the shore of Lake Erie in scenic Ashtabula county. Located in northeast Ohio, the campus is easily accessible for students in Warren, Cleveland and Erie, Pennsylvania.  The Robert Morrison Health Science Building is home to the PTST department, including our 1800 sq. ft. lab facilities, classrooms and department offices.

Application Deadline: September 15th

Acceptance to PTST Technical Study: Notification at the kent.edu email by October 15th.

Students accepted to PTST Technical Study begin core courses in the Spring Semester.

Minimum Qualifications: See details in the Application & Information Packet

  1. Kent State University Student
  2. Minimum 2.7 Cumulative GPA
  3. Essential Academic Preparation
    1. High School or College level algebra, biology and physics
    2. Completion of any prescribed development courses
  4. Observation Hours
  5. PTA Program Application with essay

2014 Application Information Packet – Ashtabula (PDF)

Anticipated Cost (PDF)


PTST Degree Program Data, Ashtabula Campus (Download PDF)

 

Applicants in year…

Applicants for the AAS-PTST Degree

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total Applicants

69

97

89

86

51

60

Qualified Applicants

56

85

81

80

41

52

Students Accepted

28

28

28

34

28

28

Acceptance Rate (of qualified)

50%

33%

35%

43%

68%

53%

Students Admitted

 

 

 

34

27

28

Average GPA of entering class

3.56

3.64

3.81

3.47

3.42

3.60

Average Age of entering class

32.7

33.5

35.1

30.9

29.6

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduates in year …

Outcomes for AAS-PTST Graduates

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Graduation Rate (within 2 years of acceptance)

84%

84%

86%

92%

82%

76%

First-time NPTE Pass Rate

72%

83%

96%

96%

95.5%

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Ultimate NPTE Pass Rate

92%

94%

100%

100%

100%

n/a

6 Month Employment Rate

100%

97%

96%

85%

*80%

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* 8 or 10 respondents

National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) Pass Rate

All Graduates Testing in Year:

2010

2011

2012

First-time Testers – OHIO

84.9%

87.7%

89.7%

First-time Testers – NATIONAL

82.1%

83.6%

85.1%

Ultimate Pass Rate – NATIONAL

92%

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