Colleges and universities across the nation that have online associates degree in occupational therapy programs require students to pay a median tuition of $3,006 per year. The median tuition has increased, over the past few years, by 17%. The per annum median tuition at these online colleges and universities in 2007 was $2,569.
The tuition range for colleges offering online occupational therapy programs at the associates level is displayed in the following graph. Tuition is shown from the highest to lowest cost colleges and universities.
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A yearly tuition of over $3,180 is charged by the costliest schools that have online associates degree in occupational therapy programs. On the other end of the spectrum, tuition in the range of $624 to $2,832 annually is charged by the cheapest schools. California and New Mexico are home to the least costly accredited online occupational therapy associates degree schools.
- Associate of Science in Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Associate of Arts and Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant
In 2011, these affordable programs graduated a reported 37% of occupational therapy graduates with associates degrees from online colleges and universities in the nation. This represents 6,111 of the 16,400 graduates from around the US. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of occupational therapy graduates with associates degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges has increased. Also, the number of graduates has increased by 421 graduates per annum.