Quinnipiac University

Master of Social Work (MSW) — Advanced Standing Program Tuition and Financial Aid

We know that college is a huge investment and one of the most important ones you’ll ever make. That’s why we’re invested in helping make your Quinnipiac education affordable. Whether it’s grants, scholarships, loans or a job, we’ll help you explore every option and make a plan that works for you.

Costs and Budgets

Billed Charges (Direct Costs)

Direct costs include tuition cost per credit hour, plus any applicable fees.

Curriculum requirements: 30 credits

Estimated Tuition Fall and Spring Fall and Spring
Tuition and Fees
Full-Time Program (1 Year)
$24,590  
Tuition and Fees 
Part-Time Program (2 Year)
$9,890 $15,590

Tuition and fees are subject to annual updates. Figures represent the total per financial aid award period and are based on the 2023-24 rate ($750 per credit). View a detailed breakdown of fees.

Tuition Assistance for Aspiring Social Workers

The CT Health Horizon’s grant will allow Quinnipiac to provide $10,000 per student per year in tuition assistance for qualifying master of social work and advanced standing master of social work candidates with the goal of increasing the number and diversity of students in these programs.

Learn More About CT Health Horizons

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How to Apply for Graduate Financial Aid

Please select the correct forms for the semester for which you are seeking assistance:

  • For Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 terms, use 2023-2024 documents and forms

  • For Summer 2024, Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 terms, use 2024-2025 documents and forms

Submitting the forms

Our priority processing timeline is recommended as follows:

  • For Summer: March 31

  • For Fall: June 1

  • For Spring: November 1

Forms will be accepted after the designated date and complete files are processed in the order received based on the time of year you are seeking assistance and funding levels.

1

Complete and submit the FAFSA form

Students wishing to be offered any form of assistance other than scholarships will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. This is by far the most important document in the financial aid process.

Quinnipiac school code: 001402

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2

Submit the Quinnipiac graduate financial aid application

This form is required to be offered financial aid and provides information including financial aid, enrollment plans, outside resources (including tuition reimbursement) and authorization to release information.

Complete the 2023-24 Application

Complete the 2024-2025 Application

3

Submit the Quinnipiac graduate grant application

Grant funds are awarded to our full-time, on-ground (not online programs) graduate students who are U.S. citizens and demonstrate high financial need as evaluated by the financial aid office.

  • If applicable, certain students will also be asked to provide parental information* in order to apply.
    *Parent application is required for grant consideration for unmarried students under the age of 26 or married students under the age of 24.
  • Students receiving tuition waivers or university-based scholarships will not be given priority consideration for need-based grants.

2023-2024 Grant Applications:

Complete the student grant application 2023-24 (electronic)

Complete the parent grant application 2023-24* (electronic)

2024-2025 Grant Applications:

Complete the student grant application 2024-25 (electronic)

Complete the parent grant application 2024-25* (electronic)

Scholarships & Grants

Full-time students pursuing a graduate degree in social work at Quinnipiac are eligible for a merit scholarship. Learn more about scholarships and grants by visiting the pages below.

Military Benefits

We are partnered with both the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration to provide you with a comprehensive set of benefits that fit with your military experience. Learn more about financial aid options specific to veterans and active duty military. 

Learn more about military benefits

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