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Occupational Therapy

For the 2016-17 academic year, the tuition charge for graduate students will be $5,845 per unit. The affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $2,565.

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program is completed in five terms. The first four terms are comprised of on-campus course work followed by two to three clinical affiliations off-campus.

The Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT) program is completed in three terms.

Tuition Costs 2016-17

First Year MSOT Students (Began Program Fall 2015)

TermUnits  Cost
Fall Term 2016 3.5 $20,458
Spring Term 2017 4 $23,380
Total   $43,838

Second Year MSOT Students

TERMUNITS  COST
Fall Term 2016 3.5 $20,458
Spring Term 2017 3.5 $20,458
Total   $40,915

Third Year MSOT Students 

Students will participate in two to three clinical affiliations off-campus. The affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $2,565.

 

Post-Professional Doctor of OT Students

TermUnits Cost
Summer Term 2016   2 $11,290
Fall Term 2016 3 $17,535
Spring Term 2017 3 $17,535
Total   $46,360

 

Financial Aid

Financial aid available to graduate students is composed of federal loans and a limited number of departmental scholarships and fellowships.

Eligibility for need-based financial aid is based on demonstrated financial need. Financial need is defined as the difference between the total cost of attending Puget Sound and the amount you are expected to contribute as calculated by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The cost of attendance is the total cost of tuition billed by the university, plus a standard calculation for room and board allowance, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.

Estimated Financial Aid Available

AwardAmount
Federal Direct Loan $20,500

Additional Loan Resources

Graduate PLUS Loan
Graduate students may pursue funding through the Graduate PLUS loan program. Students may borrow a PLUS Loan for any year that they are enrolled at least half-time. The interest rate is fixed at 6.84%.  Please add the 4.292% loan origination fee to the amount you wish to borrow.

Private Education Loan
There are many private lenders who offer private educational loans to students provided the qualifying credit and income criteria are met. You can compare options for private education loans through FASTChoice, a free online loan comparison tool.

Financial aid for OT Students

Financial aid available to graduate students is composed of federal loans and a limited number of fellowships and departmental scholarships.