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Consider these tips when preparing your application

  • Average GPAs and GRE scores tend to be higher for the Fall term for the full-time DPT, MOT and OTD programs for all campuses.

  • Take a GRE prep course. This score is another big indicator of your academic strength. Visit ETS for more information about the GRE.

  • Students accepted to our full-time programs have GPAs that range from 3.3 to 3.7 and GRE scores that average between 295 and 305 (combined V+Q).

  • Get more experience in the profession. Completing more than the minimum of 80 observation hours in a variety of settings will strengthen your application and give you more insight into your chosen field.

  • The interview is a very important step in the selection process. It allows both you and our faculty to determine if USA is the right institution to help you meet your career goals. During the interview, you will be asked to share your motivation for pursuing a degree at USA as well as details about your professional background and experiences.

  • Retake any prerequisite course(s) you received a “C” in. Your prerequisite GPA is a big indicator of how successful you will be in our program. If you retake a course and receive a higher grade, we will only factor in the higher grade in the GPA we calculate.

  • FLEX programs students have GPAs that range from 3.2 to 3.5 and GRE scores that range between a 294 and 300 (combined V+Q).

Estimate your trimester tuition costs

First-ProfessionalSt. AugustineMiami, FLAustin, TXSan Marcos, CA
Full-Time MOT$12,797$13,477$13,477$14,656
Flex MOT$8,461$8,481$8,651--
Full-Time DPT$12,694$12,694$12,694$14,197
Flex DPT$7,473--$8,063$8,802
Post-Professional ProgramsDistance
Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)$956 - $1,214
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)$2,310 - $3,642
Doctor of Education (EdD)$3,806
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)$5,400 - $5,760
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)$4,167 - $5,486
Master of Health Administration (MHA)$4,167
Master of Health Science (MHS)$3,333

The University of St. Augustine reserves the right to revise the schedule of tuition and fees without notice. The costs provided by the Student Services office are for the current or upcoming academic term and may change for future academic terms.

Financial aid is available to help you pay for your graduate education

There are a variety of financial aid tools available to students today, including scholarships, need-based awards, and student loans. Nearly two-thirds of today's college students receive some form of financial aid or assistance programs. Financial aid eligibility is based on two calculations -- the total cost of education and the student’s ability to pay. The cost of education can vary depending on costs for tuition and living expenses.

Applications are due by the following deadlines

First-Professional - Residential & *Flex ProgramsDeadlines
Fall (Sept, 2018)Extended Deadlines
Spring (Jan, 2019)June 15, 2018
Summer (May, 2019)September 1, 2018
Fall (September, 2019)October 15, 2018
*When applying for the Flex DPT program, use PTCAS. The University’s GRE Institutional Code Number is 2209.

*Applications for the MS-SLP program are accepted through CSDCAS website only. Please contact an enrollment advisor for additional information.
Post-Professional ProgramsPriority Deadlines
Fall (Sept, 2018)Extended Deadlines
Spring (Jan, 2019)Now Accepting Applications
Speak to your enrollment advisor for program & campus space availability, or email

If space permits, we continue accepting applications after these deadlines.

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