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Doctor of Occupational Therapy Tuition

Tuition for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program is $990 per credit for the 2022-2023 academic year. The total fee amount (including the University comprehensive fee, OTD student activity fee, and OTD technology fee) for 2022-2023 is $3,150.

Courses are offered in three semesters annually: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Annual Program Costs

Tuition Fees Annual Cost
Year 1 (45 cr.)  $44,550  $3,150  $47,700
Year 2 (42 cr.)  $41,580  $3,150  $44,730
Year 3 (22 cr.)  $21,780  $3,150  $24,930
Total (109 cr.)      $117,360

*Tuition is based on 2022/2023 rate and does not factor annual tuition increases.

Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.

Western New England University's FAFSA code is 002226. Please visit Enrollment Services at www.wne.edu/enrollment-services for more information. The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid at www.finaid.org is also a helpful source of general financial aid information.

Enrollment Deposit
Students who are accepted into the OTD program must submit an initial enrollment deposit of $250 within four weeks of notification of acceptance to secure a seat in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. A second deposit of $250 is due by April 1.

Students who are accepted after mid March will have two weeks to pay both enrollment deposits of $500 total. All enrollment deposits are non-refundable and are credited toward fall tuition.

Graduate Assistantships
Information and applications for incoming OTD students can be found here.

The Occupational Therapy Impact Scholarship is awarded to full-time, incoming Doctor of Occupational Therapy students who are not enrolled in any Western New England University undergraduate program. Eligible students will be awarded an annual scholarship of $3,000 (Prerequisite GPA 2.90 – 3.09), $5,000 (Prerequisite GPA 3.10 – 3.49), or $7,000 (Prerequisite GPA 3.50– 4.00) as long as they meet satisfactory academic progress.

External Scholarships
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc (AOTA) Scholarships
The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) Scholarships

The Office of Enrollment Services
The friendly staff members at the Enrollment Services are here to assist students seeking guidance about the financial aid process, billing, and more. Enrollment Services combines the traditional offices of financial aid, registrar, and bursar in one convenient location. You'll find the office in the Lower Level of D'Amour Library. Your account is assigned by the student's last name to a Financial Aid Counselor. Stop in or give us a call at 413-796-2080.