Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program Tuition & Fees

Academic Year 2021-22

Direct Total Costs*

  • Tuition: $36,645 ($12,215/semester)
  • Fees: $3,000 ($1,000/semester)
  • Total Degree Cost: $118,935

Institutional Fees

  • Graduation fee (charged in final semester): $150
  • Vehicle registration fee: $45/yearly

*Tuition and fees are subject to change

Indirect Costs

Estimated OTD Program Indirect Costs (updated May 2021)


Financing Your Education and Additional Expenses

Student Loans: The majority of students finance all expenses through student loans. Students who plan to finance everything using student loans must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)* at https://studentaid.gov. after October 1 of the year prior to year they plan to enter the program. Students are then eligible for most federal and/or alternative loans once the FAFSA form has been submitted.

*For the 2021-22 academic year, students should use 2019 tax return data to complete the FAFSA

Federal Loans available:
Unsubsidized Loan: $20,500 maximum per year (not-credit based)
Grad PLUS Loan: $50,745 maximum per year (credit-based) [Applications open June 1]

Alternative Loans: Click here for more information about alternative loans.

Forgivable Loans (N.C. Residents Only):
College Foundation of NC Forgivable Loans for Service