Tuition for the PhD program is $1,060.00 per credit hour.
Tuition is discounted by 10% for students working 24 hours per week or more in social work/human services, health services, education, or other allied professional settings.
Tuition is discounted by 10% for Barry University alumni.
Tuition is discounted by 20% for alumni who are also working 24 hours per week or more in social work/human services, health services, education, or other allied professional settings.
Dr. Neta Kolasa Scholarship recognizes outstanding MSW and/or PhD 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 recognizes outstanding PhD 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.
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.
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.”