College of Education and Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy Department
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Degree Program
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.
|Tuition||$750 per credit hour|
|Activity Fees||$248 per year|
|Lab Fees||$52 per term|
|Technology Fees||$109 per term|
|Graduation Fee||$166 one time fee, payable in Year 3|
Books and Instruments
Required and recommended books may be purchased through the University bookstore on the Elkins Park campus.
In planning for living expenses, students should consider room, board, transportation, medical, dental and personal expenses. The University provides a comprehensive health care program option. Students must provide their own transportation and housing during their time in the program.
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.
Scholarships and Awards
- The Scholarship Committee for the Salus University College of Education and Rehabilitation, is please to announce the Dean’s Scholarship award to the inaugural MSOT and OTD classes in the Occupational Therapy program. This renewable scholarship reduces tuition by $3,000 for the academic year ‘12/’13.
MSOT students are eligible to renew the scholarship one (1) time for a scholarship total of $6,000; OTD students are eligible to renew the scholarship two (2) times for a scholarship total of $9,000. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher must be maintained at the conclusion of each academic year to be eligible for renewal.
Best wishes to the Occupational Therapy inaugural classes as they begin their journey at Salus University!
- AOTA Scholarship Opportunities (link to: http://aota.org/Students/Aid/Scholarships/OT-Students.aspx )
- POTA Scholarship Opportunities (link to: https://www.pota.org/pota-scholarship-fund )