Financial Information

Tuition

Tuition for the online DSW program is $495 per credit.

School Of Social Work Discounts

Professional Discount
Tuition is discounted by 10% for non-alum applicants working 24 hours per week or more in social work/human services, health services, education, or other allied professional settings.

Barry University Discounts*

Barry Family Discount
A 15% discount per semester for financially dependent immediate family members enrolled full-time in a graduate degree program and studying simultaneously. The discount is applied to the tuition for both students.

The Barry Legacy Discount
A 10% tuition discount is offered to immediate family members of Barry alumni or the immediate family members of current Barry students.

Barry Lifelong Learning Discount
25% discount per credit if you’re an alum pursuing your second Barry degree; 30% discount if you’re seeking your third Barry degree.

*APPLICANTS CANNOT COMBINE A BARRY UNIVERSITY DISCOUNT WHILE RECEIVING A REDUCED PER CREDIT RATE. THE CURRENT COST OF TUITION FOR THE DSW DEGREE IS CALCULATED AT A REDUCED PER CREDIT RATE. THEREFORE, DSW APPLICANTS DO NOT QUALIFY FOR BARRY UNIVERISTY DISCOUNTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT 305.899.3937.

Scholarships

Dr. Neta Kolasa Scholarship
This award recognizes outstanding MSW and/or social work doctoral students who demonstrate dedication, leadership, and professionalism in practicing the values and skills of professional social work. Awards may range up to $5,000 per academic year.

Dr. Beulah Rothman Endowment Scholarship
This award recognizes outstanding social work doctoral students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to leadership in the profession, social work education, and/or social work research. Because this is an endowment the award amount may vary from year to year.

Assistantships

The School of Social Work offers a limited number of assistantships. Research and teaching assistants are generally appointed for 10 to 20 hours per week. Assistants work with faculty members on a variety of projects and assist with teaching responsibilities or research activities. Students wishing to be considered for a Graduate Assistant appointment must complete an application and submit to the School of Social Work Office of Admissions and Enrollment. Assistantships are equivalent to 80% of a 3-credit hour course per semester.

Financial Aid

The University’s Office of Financial Aid is the primary source for financial aid information. Applicants should consult a financial aid counselor for eligibility for student loans and other financial aid. Applicants are also encouraged to research online guidelines for “Loan Forgiveness.”

Additional Gift Aid Available

You can use the Barry University Scholarship System to find other scholarship opportunities that you may be eligible to receive. These scholarships are funded through donations from private donors, alumni, faculty, staff, campus organizations, and corporations. For more information, visit www.barry.edu/scholarships.