Tuition and Fees

Tuition: St. Thomas MSW program tuition rate for the 2019-20 academic year will remain $799.50 per credit.  Advanced standing students take a total of 38 credits; Regular standing students take a total of 56 credits.

Technology fee: In 2019-20, graduate students who take six or more credits will be assessed a $112.50 technology fee each term.  The technology fee for students taking three to five credits is $56.25 per term.

Health fee: In 2019-20, graduate students who take six or more credits will be assessed a $35 health fee each term.  The health fee for students taking three to five credits is $17.50 per term.

Application fee: There is no application fee


Last year, the School of Social Work provided well over $250,000 in scholarship and grant awards to incoming graduate students. In addition, many students received outside scholarships & grants from their own research & initiative. Learn more and find links to help you get started with your scholarship search:

Graduate Financial Aid»

School of Social Work Grants & Scholarships»

This page includes information about the following scholarships & grants that do not require separate applications:

  • Dean's Scholarships for students with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of ~3.5 and above. Represents a 20% tuition discount
  • MSW Diversity Grants for those who identify as an ethnic origin other than white and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Represents a 20% tuition discount
  • Alumni Grants for undergraduate alumni from the University of St. Thomas or St. Catherine University from any major. Represents a 10% tuition discount