The degree is comprised of two parts: undergraduate studies through the College of Mount Saint Vincent and graduate studies through Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. The undergraduate portion of the degree requires two semesters and the graduate portion requires five semesters.
- Undergraduate: Tuition for the first two semesters (fall and spring) at the undergraduate level through the College of Mount Saint Vincent is $400 per credit for a total of $6,000 per term, assuming the student takes the full 15-credit course load. The total is $12,000. Eligible students can apply for FAFSA grants and loans for these two semesters.
- Graduate: During the final five semesters, the student is enrolled in the Wurzweiler School of Social Work Master of Social Work program, which costs $741.60 per credit. The total for 60 credits is $44,496. Eligible students can apply for FAFSA grants and loans for the first three semesters, and loans only for the last two. Depending on how many credits a student transfers into the program, they may need a limited number of college-level exams. Each 3-credit college-level exam costs $160.
Eligible students can receive financial aid in the form of grants for their undergraduate studies and grants and loans for their graduate studies.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online. Mount Saint Vincent’s FAFSA school code is 002703. Be sure to complete the correct year’s application.
The TAP application is available approximately one week after the FAFSA is submitted and should be completed by New York State residents only. Mount Saint Vincent’s TAP code is 0130.
Please note: It is best to wait to apply for FAFSA for the Wurzweiler School of Social Work until you are accepted into the M.S.W. portion of the program.