2023-2024 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) $54,154/year 4 years $216,616
Undergraduate (Summer after year 3) $1,662/credit 9 credits $14,958
Graduate (Summer after year 4 and Fall of year 5) $1,750/credit 24 credits (+1 OTD only) $42,000 (+$1,750 OTD only)
Doctorate (OTD students only) $1,313/credit 27 credits $35,451
  MSOT Tuition Total: $273,574
  OTD Tuition Total: $310,775

Post-Baccalaureate Admission Tuition

Cost Duration Total Cost
Pre-OT Fall Semester $1,662/credit 11 credits $18,282
Graduate - MSOT Degree (6 semesters) $1,750/credit 79 credits (+1 OTD only) $138,250 (+$1,750 OTD only)
Graduate - OTD Degree (additional 3 semesters) $1,313/credit 27 credits $35,451
  MSOT Tuition Total: $156,532
  OTD Tuition Total: $193,733

Additional Costs

Cost Frequency
Books/Supplies $500 Annually
Program Fees (clinical software membership, background clearances) $150 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 2023-2024 academic year costs. Tuition is reviewed and adjusted each year by the University.