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Cost & Financial Aid

Occupational Therapy Doctorate, OTD

Cost of Attendance

Current tuition information is listed below. Tuition and Student Fee are based on the 2023-2024 academic year (May 2023 - April 2024). Tuition and fees may increase between 3% and 5% per year and are set by March 1. Summer rates are based on the previous academic year (2022-2023) as summer rates have not been determined.

Year One Cost of Attendance

Fall 2023 Spring 2024 Summer 2024 Total
Tuition* $23,385 $23,385 $9,595 $56,365
Student Fee* $625 $625 $265 $1,515
Est. Textbooks & Supplies $850 $850 $550 $2,250
Est. Cost of living (Rent & Food)** $9,795 $9,795 $9,795 $29,385
Est. Health Insurance*** $1,775 $1,775 $0 $3,550
Year One Total $36,430 $36,430 $20,205 $93,065

Year Two Cost of Attendance

Fall 2024 Spring 2025 Summer 2025 Total
Tuition* $23,385 $11,693 $11,693 $46,771
Student Fee* $625 $625 $0 - Fee Waived $1,250
Est. Textbooks & Supplies $850 $850 $0 - Fieldwork - No Texts $1,700
Est. Cost of living (Rent & Food)** $9,795 $9,795 $9,795 $29,385
Est. Health Insurance*** $1,775 $1,775 $0 $3,550
Year Two Total $36,430 $36,430 $20,205 $82,656

Year Three Cost of Attendance

Fall 2025 Spring 2026 Total
Tuition* $23,385 $23,385 $46,770
Student Fee* $625 $625 $1,250
Est. Textbooks & Supplies $0 - Fieldwork - No Texts $0 - Capstone - No Texts $0
Est. Cost of living (Rent & Food)** $9,795 $9,795 $19,590
Est. Health Insurance*** $1,775 $1,775 $3,550
Graduation Fee $275 $275
Year Three Total $35,580 $35,855 $71,160

Total Cost of Attendance: $246,881

*Tuition and student fees may increase yearly.

**Cost of Living will fluctuate based on individual housing choices within the Nashville area.

***Graduate health insurance can be waived with proof of alternate coverage. Rates may increase yearly. The health insurance rate is based on $3,549 for the 22-23 academic year as new rates have not been posted. Cost is billed half in the fall and half in the spring. 

Financial Aid

To determine your eligibility for any financial aid, graduate students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available online and should be completed each year. Complete and return the FAFSA by the December 1 priority date.

Belmont will start the financial aid awarding process by February 1 each year. Please allow approximately four weeks to receive a response. Once all the forms are received, your file will be reviewed.

Learn more about the financial aid process for graduate students

Contact Us

College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Sarah Caylor
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
(615) 460.6798
Schedule a Call

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OTD Program: otd@belmont.edu
DPT Program: pt@belmont.edu