176
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees 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

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

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