If you are curious about the academic rigor of our programs, we invite you to sample a course in one of our programs. Auditing students that wish to enroll full-time after auditing one of our courses must complete the Applicant Checklist for New Students. The application fee and personal statement required when applying as a new student will be waived if applicant enrolls within eight (8) weeks of completing the selected course. Use the following checklist to ensure you provide the necessary information for a complete application.


  • $45 application fee make check or money order payable to OT Academy
    The fee is required.
      • Cognitive testing (must have been administered within three years of applying
        The Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale III (WAIS III), Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) or the Woodcock Johnson Cognitive Test are acceptable. These tests are comprised of a series of standardized tests used to evaluate the cognitive and intellectual abilities of students. Complete scores including subtests are required to provide a comprehensive understanding of the applicant.
      • Nelson-Denny reading scores (must have been administered within one year of applying)
        Gives a three-dimensional picture of your reading abilities by measuring your vocabulary development, reading comprehension and reading rate. If you have questions about this test or need assistance in locating a test administrator, Visit the following website www.someurl.com.
      • Personal Statement
        A personal statement allows you to tell us who you are, why you have selected OT Academy, and how you intend to make a difference for yourself and others.


      • TOEFL Scores
        Applicants for whom English is not their first language must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language along with the other items listed above.

Note: OT Academy does not currently offer assessment and diagnostic services for Cognitive Tests or the Nelson Denny Reading tests. Students are encouraged to consult with their health care provider and/or health insurance company regarding possible coverage for an assessment and if there are qualified providers who can perform an assessment. Refer to local educational resources such as local community college, public library, or school district for additional referral services.