Financial Aid Doctoral Program Students

Costs for 2014-15 

Tuition (per academic year, includes summer tuition)


Student Fees, Books & Supplies, Computer (34 month curriculum  

Students are responsible for transportation for all practicum and fieldwork experiences during the 34 month Doctoral program. Any added living and transportation expenses for the Level II Fieldwork will also be the student's responsibility.

Financial Aid

Need-based aid in the form of grants, loans, work-study, and other funding is available to those who demonstrate financial need. Visit the financial aid website.

Students applying to the School of Occupational Therapy should have a copy of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file in the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible after January 1, and no later than March 1. FAFSA forms are available at any University or College Financial Aid Office. Financial aid records from all schools previously attended are also required.

Do not wait to be accepted into your program to apply for Financial Aid.

WICHE Student Exchange Program
The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Student Exchange Program (WICHE) offers $11,100 in financial assistance for the first year and 20,500 for the second year to certified professional occupational therapy students from the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Montana, and Wyoming. For the most accurate and up to date information, please contact WICHE Student Exchange Program, P.O. Drawer P, Boulder, CO, 80302, phone 303-541-0214 or Pacific University Office of Admission for Professional Programs. All residents from the above states are strongly encouraged to apply for WICHE certification. The application deadline for WICHE funding is October 15 of the year prior to entrance in the program.


Please contact the Financial Aid Office via telephone at 503.352.2222 or 877.PAC.UNIV ext 2222 or via email at

Admission Facts

Program Size & Selectivity

Enrollment is limited to 32 students. Admission is highly selective.

Application Deadline

January 11

Program Length

34 months
(starts in August)

Admissions Decisions