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Boston University

Department of Occupational Therapy

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Occupational Therapy is located in Boston, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Rehabilitation sciences
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Occupational therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 61
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Scholarly project (for OTD); comprehensive exam and thesis (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

269
Applied
72
Accepted
45
Enrolled
27%

Applying

140
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 84
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

176
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.39%
Black or African American 1.7%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.84%
Unknown 7.39%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 7
Male (3)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sensory integration, outcomes measurement, impact of Parkinson's disease, families of people with autism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,910,000

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Cohn
Program Director
Email: ecohn@bu.edu
Phone: 617-358-1063
Fax: 617-353-2926