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Doctor of Occupational Therapy Tuition & Fees

The Tuition and Fees listed here are for Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) students.

Tuition

Tuition for our OTD program is fixed for each entering cohort. Posted here is tuition applicable for OTD students starting summer 2017.

For information on Tuition and Fees for students starting summers 2014, 2015 and 2016 see page for Tuition and Fees 2014,  2015 and 2016.

Per Credit Hour

$1,173

Audit Rate Per Credit Hour

$587

Summer 2017

$14,300 flat tuition rate

Fall 2017

$14,300 flat tuition rate

Spring 2018

$14,300 flat tuition rate

Summer 2018

$14,900 flat tuition rate

Fall 2018

$14,900 flat tuition rate

Spring 2019

$14,900

Summer 2019

$10,000

Fall 2019

$10,000

Spring 2020

$9,700

Total Program Tuition

$117,300

Fees

The schedule of fees posted here are at the rates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year (fall 2016 through summer 2017). 

Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (fall 2017-summer 2018) will be decided by the Board of Trustees at their December 2016 meeting, and will be posted here as soon as they become available.

These fees apply to all MGH Institute programs. With the exception of the General Student Fee, fees are non-refundable and subject to change at any time by the Board of Trustees. 

General Fees

Matriculation Fee: $600

This non-refundable, one-time fee is assessed to all matriculated students at the point of each new matriculation into a degree or certificate program. The fee provides support for administrative, orientation and graduation expenses associated with the student's matriculation. 

General Student Fee (per term):

This fee is assessed to all students each semester to provide support for lab expenses, technical support, learning resources, and student services and activities. The General Student Fee is non-refundable after week one of a semester or week one of a shortened module. 

General Student Fees for fall 2016 through summer 2017 terms:

  • $675 (9 or more credit hours)
  • $500 (6 to 8 credit hours)
  • $330 (3 to 5 credit hours)
  • $100 (Less than 3 credit hours)

Clinical Fee: $800 (annually)

This fee is assessed annually in the fall term to matriculated students in academic programs that require clinical education placements.  The fee provides support for expenses associated with clinical placements.  The Clinical Fee is non-refundable after week one of the fall semester. This is for fall 2016 term.

Anatomy Fee: $675

This fee is assessed to all Occupational Therapy students in their first semester of attendance to provide support for costs associated with classroom teaching aids specific to anatomy.

Continuing Enrollment Fee: $1,180

All matriculated students are required to be enrolled during each semester prior to graduation. This fee is assessed to those students who extend their enrollment by registering for a continuation course in order to complete a terminal project or clinical experience.

Other Charges

Student Deposit: $500

This non-refundable deposit must be submitted to secure the applicant's place in their program. Deposit amount will be credited to the applicant's tuition and fee account.

Late Registration Fee: $150

This fee is assessed to any student when a published registration deadline is missed.

Late Payment Fee 1: $200

This fee will be added to all unsettled balances on the day following the payment due date. Settled balances include full payment and, or, documentation for account clearance. Documentation for account clearance and balance justification includes the following: Tuition Management Systems enrollment confirmation, National Health Service Corps Scholarship letter, or other awarded financial aid. Awarded financial aid must be greater than the balance due to avoid the late payment fee. This supporting documentation must be received by the Financial Aid or the Student Accounts Office prior to the payment due date.

Late Payment Fee 2: $200

This fee is assessed to any student with an unsettled account balance on the 13th class day following the start of the semester, regardless of when a student's actual class starts. Settled balances include full payment and, or, documentation for account clearance. Documentation for account clearance and balance justification includes the following: submission of payment to Tuition Management Systems prior to the 13th class day, National Health Service Corps Scholarship letter, or confirmation of awarded financial aid. Financial aid documentation must be greater than the balance due to avoid the late payment fee 2.

Non-Negotiable Check Fee: $25

This fee will be assessed for non-negotiable checks or invalid ACH payments.

Transcript Fee: $10

This fee is assessed to any student requesting an "official" copy of an academic transcript issued by the MGH Institute. Official transcripts bear the official seal of the Institute as well as the signature of the Registrar. Unofficial transcripts are free of charge, but do not carry the seal of the Institute or the signature of the Registrar, and are not considered official documents of the Institute.

Cost of Attendance

The Office of Financial Aid calculates the Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA) for each of our degree and certificate programs to be used in calculating the maximum amount of Financial Aid for which you can apply. Information about Cost of Attendance can be found in the Financial Aid section.