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

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Tuition & Fees $48,168 $37,829 $32,288
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)
$1,904 $1,904 $1,904

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $14,400 $14,400 $14,400
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $23,040 $23,040 $23,040
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $24,240 $24,240 $24,240
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $8,640 $8,640 $8,640
  • Off Campus
  • $23,040 $23,040 $23,040
    Transportation Allowance $4,200 $3,763 $3,850
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,600 $3,225 $3,300
    Federal Student Loan Fees $217 $217 $217
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0 0 0
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request


    View information on our Student Health Care Plans here.
    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be 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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