2022-2023 Occupational Therapy Program Cost of Attendance

Duquesne University is more affordable than you might think. Don't just take our word for it. Independent sources - including U.S. News and World Report and Washington Monthly - all rank Duquesne as a Best Value university.

99% of freshmen receive some form of financial assistance. We invest $79.5 million in our undergraduate students each year through University-based scholarships and total aid from all sources exceeds $195 million.

You'll get solid career preparation, real-world skills, and a foundation of ethics that will make you stand out. An investment in a Duquesne education pays dividends over a lifetime.

Freshmen Admission Tuition

Cost Duration Total Cost
Undergraduate (Fall & Spring semesters, years 1-4) $52,120/year 4 years $208,480
Undergraduate (Summer after year 3) $1,540/credit 9 credits $13,860
Graduate (Summer after year 4 and Fall of year 5) $1,684/credit 24 credits $40,416
Doctorate (OTD students only) $1,263/credit 27 credits $34,101
  MSOT Tuition Total: $262,756
  OTD Tuition Total: $296,857

Post-Baccalaureate Admission Tuition

Cost Duration Total Cost
Pre-OT Fall Semester $1,600/credit 11 credits $17,600
Graduate - MSOT Degree (6 semesters) $1,684/credit 78 credits $131,352
Graduate - OTD Degree (additional 3 semesters) $1,263/credit 28 credits $35,364
  MSOT Tuition Total: $148,952
  OTD Tuition Total: $184,316

Additional Costs

Cost Frequency
Books/Supplies $500 Annually
Program Fees (clinical software membership, background clearances) $100 Annually
Loan Fees $850 Annually

Books/Supplies and Program/Loan fees are estimates and are subject to change. The Program uses several textbooks in multiple courses and students may choose to rent or borrow books to reduce costs.

Students may incur additional expenses related to fieldwork depending on their site. These expenses could include immunizations, drug screenings, certifications, apparel, housing, and transportation.

Please refer to Tuition Rates for a complete list of 2022-2023 academic year costs. Tuition is reviewed and adjusted each year by the University.