The Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) department at Saint Louis University admits both internal and external undergraduate transfer students; students currently enrolled in another program at SLU and students with enrollment at another college or university.
Level of entry is based on the amount of prerequisite course completion.
Sophomore Level: The program reserved 5-10 seats per academic year for qualified sophomore transfer students. Entry occurs at the beginning of either the Fall or Spring term.
Junior Level: The OSOT program reserves 1-5 seats per academic year for qualified junior transfer students. Entry occurs at the beginning of the Fall term.
Students with a bachelor's degree or within three semesters of graduating with a bachelor's degree may apply for entry as graduate student in the Masters of Occupational Therapy Program
Student information meetings focus on providing prospective students with general information about the application process and an orientation to the program. We anticipate that you are familiar with our website prior to the meeting which results in a much more productive discussion and you will be able to leave the session with answers pertaining to your individual situation.
To RSVP for a session, please email Jennifer Elwyn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 6, 2015 4:30 - 6:30 pm
January 15, 2016 4:30 - 6:30 pm
How to Apply
- Become very familiar with the program's website.
- Internal transfer students meet with his/her academic advisor for coursework review and eligibility.
- External transfer students meet with the Office of Admissions Transfer Advisor to learn about applying to the University and for coursework review and eligibility.
- After becoming acquainted with the website and meeting with an Advisor, attend a Transfer Student Information Meeting.
- Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
- Minimum 25 hours of experience (observation, volunteerism, employment, etc) in a variety of occupational therapy practice settings (hospitals, nursing homes, schools, community organizations, etc) Experiences should be documented on the Journal of Experiences in Occupational Therapy
- 500 word personal essay describing your knowledge of and experience in the profession
- The essay, accepted in paper form only, should be mailed to:
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Doisy College of Health Sciences
Allied Health Professions Building, Suite 2020
- Students applying for Spring Semester
- August 15-September 15: Spring semester applications accepted
- September 15-30: Student interviews with the Departmental Admissions Committee
- October 1: Admission decisions submitted to the Student Success Center (internal transfer students) or the Office of Admissions (external transfer students
- Students applying for Fall Semester
- January 15-February 15: Fall semester applications accepted
- February 15-28: Student interviews with the Departmental Admissions Committee
- March 1: Admissions decisions submitted to the Student Success Center (internal transfer students) or the Office of Admissions (external transfer students