Cost and financial aid

2023-24 MSW

Fees subject to change in future years.

Tuition per semester hour   $500
Technology fee per semester   $125
Full tuition    $28,500
Full tuition (advanced standing)   $15,000

Graduate students enrolling in three or more credit hours may be eligible for loans.

Masters in Social Work scholarships

MSW Scholarship
The NASW Foundation offers MSW scholarships that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties. Apply now for scholarships involving work with African American communities (six scholarships available, $4,333 each) and with American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations (up to 10 scholarships, $4,000 each). 
March 8
Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is offered by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for one academic year to a Master of Social Work degree candidate who demonstrates an interest in or has experience with health/mental health practice and has a commitment to working in the African American community.
Up to $5,500
Deadline: March 17
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
The Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, a grant-making program of the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., annually offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority groups.
Amount varies
Deadline: Aug. 11
American Association of University Women
One of the world’s largest sources of funding for women’s higher education, the AAUW provides a series of fellowships and grants to women pursuing graduate studies.
Amount varies
Deadlines: Nov. 1, Nov. 15, Dec. 1
Bob Raskob Foundation Educational Loan Program
Educational loans are provided at no interest to U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education for the upcoming school year. Students must be attending a school in the U.S. The Foundation does not award scholarships or grants, nor does it accept applications from foreign students.
Amount varies
Deadline: May 15
Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to master's degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, or who have a special affinity with, American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with public or voluntary nonprofit agencies or with local grassroots groups in the United States are also eligible. 
Up to $4.000
Deadline: March 17
National Association of Black Social Workers Scholarships
The National Association of Black Social Workers offers several scholarship opportunities to members of the NABSW. Candidates must be bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral students who are enrolled full time in a social work program.