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Occupational Therapy

For the 2014-15 academic year, the tuition charge for graduate students will be $5,450 per unit. The affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $4,780.

The MOT and 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.

Tuition Costs 2014-15

First Year Students (Began Program Fall 2014)

TermUnits  Cost
Fall Term 2014 3.5 $19,075
Spring Term 2015  4 $21,800
Total   $40,875

 

Post-Professional Students

TermUnits Cost
Summer Term 2014    2 $7,880
Fall Term 2014 3 $16,350
Spring Term 2015 3 $16,350
Total   $40,580

 

Second Year Students (Began Program Fall 2013)

TermUnits Cost
Fall Term 2014 3.5 $19,075
Spring Term 2015 3 $16,350
Total   $35,425

 

Second Year Students (Began Program Fall 2014)

TermUnits Cost
Fall Term 2014 3.5 $19,075
Spring Term 2015 3.5 $19,075
Total   $38,150

Third Year Students

Students will participate in two to three clinical affiliations off-campus. The affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $4,780.

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
Federal Perkins Loan $2,000
Total $22,500

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 7.21%.

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.