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University of Utah

Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

200
Applied
45
Accepted
34
Enrolled
23%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 20th November 20th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

119
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.72%
Black or African American 0.84%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.2%
Unknown 5.04%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 9
Male (2)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community-based practice, occupational science, refugees, resilience, executive function, traumatic brain injury, pediatrics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,409

Location & Contact

Address 520 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT  84108
United States
Contact Dr. Lorie Richards
Chairperson
Email: lorie.richards@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-1069
Fax: 801-585-1001