Occupational Science and Occupational TherapyThe Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) department at Saint Louis University admits two types of transfer students:
- Internal: Students who are currently enrolled at SLU but in another program
- External: Students who are or have attended another university.
Applicants can apply during for the Fall or Spring term based on the level of interest.
- Sophomore Level: The OSOT program reserves 10 seats per academic year for Sophomore transfers. Applicants interested in this level can apply for the 5 available Fall term seats or the 5 available Spring term seats.
- Junior Level: The OSOT program reserves 5 seats per academic year for Junior transfers. Applicants interested in this level can apply only apply for the Fall term
- Minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
- Personal essay highlighting knowledge of the profession submitted to the departmen
- The department will not accept electronically submitted (ex. e-mail) essays. Applicants may drop-off or mail essays to:
Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Doisy College of Health Sciences
3437 Caroline St.
Allied Health Professions Building, Suite 2020
St. Louis, MO 63104
- Meet with an Academic Advisor /Admissions Counselor to review admission criteria (Curriculum Course Plan & Course Substitutions and Recommendations)
- Meeting with a departmental representative
- Fall Semester
January: Fall admission begins
March 1: Internal and External Applications Due to Department
March 1-15: Individual Meetings with Departmental Representative
March 15: Final Departmental Application Review
April 1: Admission Decisions Submitted to Student Success and the Office of Admissions
- Spring Semester
August: Spring admission begins
September 15: Internal and External Applications Due to Department
September 15-30: Individual Meetings with Departmental Representative
October 1: Final Departmental Application Review
October 15: Admission Decisions Submitted to Student Success and the Office of Admissions
Additionally, it is strongly recommended that applicants attend one of the scheduled information sessions; dates can be found on the "Request Information" page of the department website.