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Master of Social Work: Tuition

Cost per credit hour$825
Total number of credit hours60 (30 for Advanced Standing)
Total estimated cost, minus fees$49,500 ($24,750 for Advanced Standing)
Other costs to budget for
  • Application Fee: $75
  • Registration Fee: $115 (Charged once per 14-week semester)
  • Library Fee: $40 (Charged once per 14-week semester)
  • Assessment Fee: $200 (one-time for students starting Spring 2020 or later) / $100 (one-time for students starting before Spring 2020)
  • Placement Fee: $350 (Charged for SW 578, SW 580, SW 678, SW 680)
This program’s estimated tuition does not include textbooks, supplies, personal expenses, or loan fees. Consider taking these costs into account when you budget for your school year.

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We honor the dedication and service of those in the military and are committed to helping them succeed.

Ranked as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans in the North by U.S. News & World Report, Sacred Heart University is one of the first institutions in Connecticut to become a Yellow Ribbon School, and is also approved for both the Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bills.

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