How to Apply

To apply to Boston University’s Entry-Level OTD program, please submit an application through the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS). All credentials and application materials are processed through OTCAS (not Boston University), except for official TOEFL scores (if applicable). To begin, follow these steps:

For assistance with application-related questions, contact OTCAS customer service by email at otcasinfo@otcas.org, by phone at 617-612-2860, or via online chat. For all other questions about the Entry-Level OTD program, please contact us directly at sargrad@bu.edu.

Application Deadline

For study beginning in September 2021, please submit your application by:

  • September 15, 2020 (Non-binding Early Decision) – Complete applications received by this date will be considered for our first round of interviews in late fall and will receive their admissions decision in December.
  • December 7, 2020 (Regular Decision) – Complete applications received by this date will be considered for our second round of interviews in late winter and will receive their admissions decision in March.

All application materials must be received by OTCAS by midnight Eastern Time on the admission deadline. To ensure application materials arrive on time, we strongly encourage you to submit all documents several weeks before the deadline.

Application Requirements

In addition to submitting an online application through OTCAS, the following items are required to be considered for admission to the Entry-Level OTD program:

NOTE: All applicants should familiarize themselves with this additional information:

Questions?

Please review our Admissions FAQs and Program FAQs, or contact us at sargrad@bu.edu.