For Fall 2020 only, the MSOT/OTD per unit rate will be $6,503. The spring 2021 tuition charge for MSOT/OTD graduate students will be $6,760 per unit. The total affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $5940. You will be billed $2,970 for each of the two Affiliations required by the program.
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.
Note, the cost information for the entire program projected below is based on the 2020-21 tuition and fee rates. Students currently in their first year will see the cost for the second and third years of enrollment change to reflect the actual tuition and fee rates approved for that given year.
Tuition Costs 2020-21
First Year MSOT Students (Began Program Fall 2020)
|Fall Term 2020||4||$26,012|
|Spring Term 2021||4||$27,040|
Second Year MSOT Students
|Fall Term 2020||3.50||$22,760.50|
|Spring Term 2021||3.25||$21,970|
Third Year MSOT Students
Students will participate in two to three clinical affiliations off-campus. Many students complete these two full-time 12-week placements in the summer and fall. Students do have the option to complete their affiliations during the fall and spring semesters. The total affiliation fee for Occupational Therapy students is $5940. You will be billed $2,970 for each of the two Affiliations required by the program.
Post-Professional Doctor of OT Students
|Summer Term 2020||2||$13,520|
|Fall Term 2020||3||$19,509|
|Spring Term 2021||3||$20,280|
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
|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. Click here to see a chart to determine interest rates and here to view loan origination fees.
Private Education Loan
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