OT Academy uses a cohort review and selection admissions process. Use this helpful 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.
  • Official high school transcript(s)
    Complete through seven semesters or the semester most recently completed. Transcripts of any summer school or college work must be submitted as well. Your final transcript is required prior to enrollment. Home-schooled students are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please submit supporting documentation of curriculum and certification.
  • Copy of your G.E.D. (if applicable)
  • 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.
  • Guidance Counselor, Teacher, or Professional recommendation
    Completed by a Guidance Counselor, Teacher or Professional in an academic subject who knows you well. You may submit additional recommendations from any guidance, teacher, or professional that knows you personally or professionally.
  • 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.

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.