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GSSWGraduate School of Social Work

Cost of Attendance

A professional social work education requires financial investment. Fortunately, more than 95 percent of our students receive scholarships, grants or stipends.

Many students pay for their education with a combination of scholarships, grants, work-study and student loans, as well as part-time work outside the school.

If you have questions about expenses or financial aid, please contact the GSSW Office of Admission.

Graduate school expenses: Denver Campus

Below is a breakdown of expenses for full-time, Denver Campus students for the 2016-2017 academic year (fall, winter and spring quarters).

The budget below is for a single student with no dependents. All listed rates are subject to change.

Cost for Academic Year (3 Quarters)

Fees $333
Health insurance $2,660
Books $1,200
Room & Board $13,371
Transportation $1,404
Personal Expenses $1,359
Loan Fees $192

Part-time and Online MSW students pay $1,258 per credit hour.

Advanced standing students and others who take classes in the summer will be responsible for tuition and expenses for summer quarter. They must file both a 2016 and a 2017 FAFSA to be considered for need-based aid, including loans. A separate budget for summer quarter will be established.