Tuition and Financial Aid

Educational costs are assessed each semester and based on the number of credits taken per term. Students can expect a moderate tuition increase each academic year, and the Board of Trustees at NYU reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees without notice.

NYU Steinhardt graduate tuition and fees for the 2020-2021 academic year are:

  • Cost per credit: $1,867
  • Registration/service fee for first credit/term: $519
  • Registration/service fee for additional credits/term: $72

Students in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program can expect to pay approximately $67,212 in tuition. In addition to tuition, students must pay registration and student fees. All fees are calculated per term.

More detailed information on tuition can be found on the NYU Steinhardt graduate admissions tuition page.

Review the Financial Aid Checklist which provides steps to apply for federal student aid.

Watch this brief video to learn about the resources available to help you fund your graduate education at NYU Steinhardt.

Or, you can access the video script here.

Financial Aid

NYU Steinhardt offers financial aid to US citizens and permanent residents to help you fund your doctoral studies. Your financial aid package will take your financial need and academic merit into consideration and may include federal loans.

To apply for financial aid with NYU, US citizens and permanent residents must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The NYU school code is 002785. You must complete the FAFSA each academic year you are enrolled.


OT@NYU applicants may be considered for scholarships, based upon their application for admission. No separate application for scholarships is necessary. These scholarships will be awarded to a select number of aspiring doctor’s of occupational therapy committed to making a difference in their community.

To learn more about OT@NYU, request information and an admissions counselor will contact you.