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Department of Occupational Therapy Education School of Health Professions The University of Kansas

  • Kansas City, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 93%7%
    student ratio
  • 103
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 36%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Occupational Therapy Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
      Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Therapeutic Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 32
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 125
    • Accepted 45
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 45
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees40 hours of paid work or volunteer experience working directly with people with special needs, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement and program statement of interest, and 90 hours of elective course work with 40 hours of prerequisite work, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's Degrees24 hours of master's-level research
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTraineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Female Percentage93%
    • Male Percentage7%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students103
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchImpact of sensory processing in everyday life; improving balance, motor skills, and independence with community nonprofit organizations serving people with special needs; improving self-confidence and self-sufficiency with poverty-based services in community; working with autism population in a community-wide aquatics program; improving quality of life of people living with cancer and chronic illness
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$19,000

Location & Contact

Department of Occupational Therapy Education

School of Health Professions
The University of Kansas

Mail Stop 2003 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
United States

Dr. Winifred Dunn

Professor/Chair

Phone: 913-588-7195
Fax: 913-588-4568
Email: wdunn@kumc.edu

Ms. Wendy Hildenbrand

Admissions Representative

Phone: 913-588-7174
Fax: 913-588-4568
Email: whildenb@kumc.edu



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