Financial Planning and Financial Aid for MSW Students
Adequate preparation for pursuing graduate studies requires careful financial planning. The following information is provided to assist you in this effort. The estimated costs for financing one academic year (nine months) of graduate education is presented below. These estimates are based on the assumptions that the student is single, living off campus, sharing a two-bedroom apartment and enrolled on a full-time basis. Tuition costs differ on regional or off-campus sites. Adjust estimates where necessary.
|Tuition (3 quarters)||$12,228||$28,953|
|Books and Supplies (3 qtrs)||$ 1,602||$ 1,602|
|Living Expenses (9 months)||$ 9,360||$ 9,360|
|Miscellaneous/Personal||$ 8,424||$ 8,424|
These costs are based on 2011 rates of tuition and estimates of other expenses. Health insurance costs are not included. Read more about health insurance options for students.
For students who intend to apply for financial aid, it is advisable to apply for multiple aid programs. Listed below are several of the major programs administered by the College of Social Work or the University Financial Aid Office. Financial aid is also made available through hundreds of private foundations, business organizations, etc. There are several periodicals available in the University and public libraries which list other resources including the Annual Register of Grant Support, The Grants Register, and the Directory of Financial Aid for Women.
Read more about scholarships, funding and aid programs available for students in the College of Social Work and The Ohio State University.
Applicants can request further financial aid information from:
University Financial Aid Office
The Ohio State University
340 Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-0300 or (800) 678-6440
OSU School Code of FAFSA: 003090