Quinnipiac University

Master of Social Work 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: 60 credits. The program offers three pathways to completion.

Estimated Tuition and Fees Fall and Spring Fall and Spring Fall and Spring Fall and Spring
Two-Year Full-Time $24,590 $24,590    
Three-Year Extended $9,940 $15,590 $24,590  
Four-Year Extended $9,940 $15,590 $9,940 $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 (MSW) 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 the MSW program

Learn more about the Advanced Standing MSW program

Contact Katie Ludovico to learn more about applying for tuition assistance

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.

How to Apply for Graduate Financial Aid

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.


Complete and submit the FAFSA form

All students seeking financial aid need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available after October 1. This is by far the most important document in the financial aid process.

Quinnipiac school code: 001402

Apply now


Submit the Quinnipiac graduate financial aid application

This form is required to receive 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


Submit the Quinnipiac graduate grant application

Grant funds are awarded to our full-time, on-ground 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.

Complete the student grant application 2023-24 (electronic)

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

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

Take the Next Step