Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Tuition and Aid

Here you will find tuition and fees, as well as options and opportunities to pay for your graduate education. 

2021-2022 Tuition and Fees

The tuition and fee rates for the 2021-2022 academic year are outlined below. If your program is longer than one academic year, your tuition and fee rates in future years may increase. Your costs may also be different if you enroll in a different number of units each semester than the tracks outlined below.  

For questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid. Also, review our financial aid and business services policies.

Semester Fall 1 Spring 1 Summer 1 Fall 2 Spring 2 Summer 2 Fall 3 Spring 3 Totals
Tuition Rate Per Unit* $1,192 $1,192 $1,192 $1,192 $1,192 $1,192 $1,192 $1,192  
Enrollment 14 units 13 units 3 units 15 units 11 units 6 units 12 units 6 units 80 units
Total Tuition $16,688 $15,496 $3,576 $17,880 $13,112 $7,152 $14,304 $7,152 $95,360
Campus Comp Fee* $210 $210 $210 $210 $210 $210 $210 $210 $1,680
Technology Fee $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $400
Program Fees* $216 $0 $0 $216 $0 $0 $216 $0 $648
Books $800 $500 $0 $300 $200 $0 $300 $0 $2,100
Professional Memberships (AOTA & OTAC) $134 $0 $0 $134 $0 $0 $134 $0 $402
Total Cost $18,098 $16,256 $3,836 $18,790 $13,572 $7,412 $15,214 $7,412 $100,590

*Campus Comprehensive Fee: Includes Health Center, Recreation Center, Tutoring, Counseling, Library Services, etc **Program Fees: Include E-Value ($100) & CastleBranch ($116) for Fieldwork.

Note: The fees listed above do not include other out-of-pocket expenses, including but not limited to room and board, transportation, health screenings, background checks, and clinical requirements. Additional course material fees may apply, and fees may be subject to change.

Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Work-Study

There are many ways to afford a graduate education. Here are just a few: 

Scholarships and grants are types of aid that do not have to be repaid and that can help to directly reduce your tuition expenses. 

Visit Outside Scholarships to learn more about local, public and private scholarships. Good luck!

Federal loans are available to help graduate students meet the cost of attending Dominican. Most graduate students are eligible for up to $20,500 each award year in Unsubsidized Stafford Loans. Additional federal and private loans are available if needed.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a FAFSA and a Dominican Financial Aid Application. Federal loans will be included in your financial aid award. 

Learn about what types of loans are available on the Graduate Loans page.

Work-study is an optional form of self-help aid that allows students to apply for on-campus employment to earn extra money toward their college expenses. Off-campus work with one of our community service partners is also an option.

How to Apply

To be considered for Federal Work-Study, submit a FAFSA and contact the Office of Financial Aid. To learn about other opportunities, visit our Work-Study page.

Dominican supports you every step of the way. If you have questions, we're here to help!