Tuition & Financial Aid
At the Graduate School of Social Work, our goal is to help you earn a powerful return on your educational investment. We do that by providing a personal environment that is challenging yet supportive, combined with professional preparation and a high quality education that will help you achieve a successful, meaningful career.
2013-2014 Tuition and Fees
(Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Summer 2014)
|Tuition||$950 per credit hour|
|Field Education Fee||$50 per field placement|
|Activity Fees||$50 per semester|
|Room and Board (Fall and Spring)||$7,500 per semester|
|Room and Board (Summer - Single)*||$180 per week|
|Room and Board (Summer - Double)*||$135 per week|
|Health Center Fee
(mandatory for students living on campus)
|$385 per semester|
|Health Insurance||$4,190 per year|
|Health Insurance per Family Member||$6,751 per year|
|Study Abroad Fee||$400 per semester|
* For more information about on-campus housing for the Summer term, visit the Office of Residence Life website.
Dual Degree Program Pricing
|Graduate Program Combinations||tuition rates per credit
|tuition rates per credit
|Library Info Science||History||$1,162||$1,129|
|Library Info Science||Children's Lit||$975||$965|
|Education||Gender Cultural St||$975||$965|
|Communications Mgmt||Gender Cultural St||$1,030||$1,000|
|Management||Library Info Science||$1,162||$1,129|
For U.S. citizens and permanent residents, the options for financial assistance include federal loans, grants, and scolarships. Awards vary from year to year depending on the number of applicants, their financial need, and available resources. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for financial aid at the same time they apply to Simmons.
A complete application includes the Simmons Application for Graduate Financial Aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and any additional supporting documents that may be required. Priority deadlines for financial aid application are March 1 for the fall and October 1 for the spring.
For more information, including the graduate student Guide to Applying for Financial Aid, visit the Simmons Student Financial Services web site.
Scholarship aid is awarded based on academic merit. Since scholarship funds are not available to meet the needs of every student, we strongly recommend that you consider all types of assistance.
The following web sites may prove helpful in financing your graduate education: