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Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of North Georgia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

University of North Georgia 
159 Sunset Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30597
(706) 867-2747
Program Director:
Mary Ellen Oesterle, PT, EdD 
Department Head and Professor

Initial Accreditation: 05/95
Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2020
Last Accreditation Review: 04/28/2010
Next Visit: Fall 2019
5-Year History: Accreditation
Degree Conferred: Doctor of Physical Therapy

National Licensure Pass Rate
Class of 2016 (DPT) 83.3% first time pass rate (25/30): 100% ultimate (30/30)
Class of 2015 (DPT) 100% first time pass rate (30/30):  100% ultimate (30/30)

Employment Rate
Class of 2016 96.6%
Class of 2015 100%

Graduation Rates
Class of 2016 100%
Class of 2015 100%


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