Tuition and Fees | Master of Occupational Therapy

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This page outlines costs for the Master of Occupational Therapy Program. To learn more about costs for our undergraduate programs, click here.

Graduate tuition and costs

2024-2025 academic year

Master of Occupational Therapy

Year one contains three trimesters (including summer), while year two contains two trimesters.

Year 1
Three semesters

Year 2
Three semesters

Tuition ($1000/credit)



General Fee



Program Fee



Books and supplies



Health insurance



Confirmation fee






Program total cost: $88,576

NOTE: The information in these tables is based on current tuition rates. The amounts listed for future years will change because tuition typically increases 2-4% per year.

*Items marked with an asterisk are estimates and may vary based on your situation.

Student fees
  • Confirmation fee is a one-time, non-refundable fee. Confirmation fee is paid at the time of acceptance in order to confirm your seat in the MOT program cohort.
  • General fee supports Union campus infrastructure that is necessary for learning and enrichment of all students.
  • Program fees help support the ancillary functions of the MOT Program including, but not limited to, technology, software and clinical simulation tools.

You'll need books and health insurance too.

Potential additional costs

Please note

Books: You can buy books through our bookstore, or may choose an alternative source for purchasing. Students may choose their preference of digital versus print books in most courses.

Computer: Due to the hybrid nature of the program, students will be required to have a personal laptop computer with Internet and audio/visual conferencing capabilities. 

Health insurance: All full-time students are required to have health insurance. You’ll need to provide proof of insurance at registration, or you can purchase plans through Union Adventist University for $2,527. Prices vary year-to-year. For more information contact Student Life (402.486.2507).

Travel and lodging: Students are responsible for the cost of travel and lodging during both didactic and fieldwork semesters. Costs may vary significantly based on personal circumstances.

More about housing, eating and payments.

Other things to know

To get financial clearance, follow the financial checklist. This will include paying a $400 confirmation fee so you can register for courses (you'll need your UC-ID number and password to pay).

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Payment plan. Most graduate students take out enough student loans to cover their cost of living. However, if you would like to make a monthly payment plan while in school, you can. 

Refund policy. The policies and procedures for refunds of tuition and fees may be found in the Union Adventist University Bulletin.

Housing. College apartments are available, on space available basis, to married students, students who are parents, or students 22 years of age or older. We are also in a residential section of town with many housing options available.

Union Market. Union Adventist University's dining hall offers a wide variety of options sure to please any palette. Food is charged by weight. If you would like to have a meal plan in Union Market, the cost is $250 per semester and you will receive a 20% discount every time you make a purchase in Union Market. If you go without a meal plan, you can still buy food by paying with cash, debit or credit card at the cashier. 

There’s always fine print.

The fine print

Union Adventist University reserves the right to make changes to any provision or requirement at any time with particular reference to admission, registration, tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarship programs.