College of Education and Rehabilitation

Department of Occupational Therapy

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Degree Program

Financial Information

The cost of a graduate education varies, depending on many factors.  In addition to tuition and fees, there are living expenses, books, equipment and incidental expenses to be considered.

A variety of financial assistance, such as student loans, scholarships, grants and work opportunities is available to students. Students interested in acquiring additional information or making application for financial assistance are urged to contact the University Financial Aid Office at 215.780.1330 or toll free at 800.824.6262.

Additional information relating to student financial assistance can be found in the Student Financial Handbook.

2014-2015 Tuition and Fees
Tuition $810 per credit hour
Activity Fees $290 per year
Lab Fees  $60 per term for on-campus terms
Technology Fees $120 per term
Graduation Fee $180 one-time fee

Refund Policy

Books and Instruments 

Required and recommended books may be purchased through the University bookstore on the Elkins Park campus. 

Living Expenses  

In planning for living expenses, students should consider room, board, transportation, medical, dental and personal expenses.  The University provides a comprehensive healthcare program option.  Students must provide their own transportation and housing during their time in the program.

Campus Employment

The University Employment Program and the Federal College Work Study Program allow students to earn money through part-time jobs to help meet their expenses.  The current pay rate is $10.00 per hour and eligible students may work in a large variety of job situations located throughout the University.

07.10.2014