Tuition & Fees

Graduate school is a big investment. We try hard to make it manageable.

At the Graduate School of Social Work we make every effort to ensure a quality program that is also affordable. 

If you have concerns, speak with our financial aid counselors or bursar’s office to discuss your options. Work study and veterans benefits through the G.I. bill are also available.

2017-2018 Tuition & Fees

Tuition $720 per credit
Application Fee $60 - non-refundable (NOTE: If you attend an open house the application fee is waived)
Tuition for Non-Matriculated Students $415 per credit, non-matriculated only
Matriculation Fee $200 after acceptance, one-time and a non-refundable fee for students matriculating into the program
Administrative Fee $300 per semester (Spring, Summer & Fall), non-refundable
Technology Fee $100 per semester (Fall & Spring)
Instructional Fee $400 per semester
Program Equipment Fee (One-Time) $750 for incoming students
Transcript Fee $10 per transcript
Returned Check Fee $40
Maintenance of Status Fee $50 per semester - if you need to take an official leave of absence or decide not to register for classes in (a) given semester(s)
Graduation Fee $420

Tuition Refund Schedule

Dropping one or more courses during the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters must be approved by the Director of Administrative Services, or an Associate Dean if the director is out sick or on vacation.

Depending on the student's date and/or condition(s) of dropping the course(s), the student may be entitled to some pro-rated refund of tuition, as listed below. Be aware that Summer terms have an abbreviated withdrawal schedule. There is no refund for administrative fees.

It is important that the student consult with her/his advisor before dropping the course(s) to be informed of how dropping the course(s) will impact the student's standing(s), financial aid eligibility, degree pursuit(s), privileges, and conditions for graduation.

SUMMER SEMESTER (Up to 8 weeks in length)

Before the first day of the semester: 100% of tuition credit for course(s) dropped
During the add/drop period: 100% of tuition credit for course(s) dropped
During the week following the add/drop period: 50% of tuition credit for course(s) dropped
After the week following the add/drop period: No refund


For summer sessions running longer than 8 weeks, the tuition refund schedule will follow a regular Fall/Spring policy.

FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS

When withdrawing from all courses:

Before the first day of the semester: 100% of tuition
During the add/drop period: 100% of tuition
During the week following the add/drop period: 50% of tuition
After that week No refund

When withdrawing from a partial load:

Before the first day of the semester: 100% of tuition credit per course(s) dropped
During the add/drop period: 100% of tuition credit per course(s) dropped
During the week following the add/drop period: 50% of tuition credit per course(s) dropped
After that week No refund