Program Description

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Program Length

3 years (12 quarters)

Possible Careers

Clinic and hospital settings, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, educational institutions, administration, school-based practice, private practice and community-base agencies.

Admissions Requirements

  • Proof of completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • GPA 3.2 minimum (pre-requisites and cumulative)
  • Minimum 40 hours volunteer/work experience in an occupational therapy department.

NOTE: GRE is not required


  • Human Anatomy with a lab*
  • Human Physiology with a lab*
  • Human Lifespan Development
  • Intro to Statistics*
  • All pre-requisite coursework must be completed by December of the year submitting application
*These courses must have been taken within 5 years prior of application to our program.
*Grades of prerequisites below B- are not accepted.
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Tuition $44,128 $33,884 $28,368
Fees $4,040 $3,945 $3,920
Books & Supplies $1,904 $1,904 $1,904
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms) $23,040 $20,640 $21,120
Total $73,112 $60,373 $55,312


Expected costs for the 2023-2024 academic year are based on full time attendance. From year to year, increases are anticipated consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2023-2024, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program: Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Months enrolled 12 12 12
Food and Housing $3,600 $3,225 $3,300
Miscellaneous Personal Costs


  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.

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