Estimated Costs for New Students Entering Fall 2019
Academic Year 2019-2020Academic Year 2020-2021 (estimated)Academic Year 2021-2022 (estimated)
(dissertation)
Tuition$36,864$38,516$2,016
Online Service Fee$780$810N/A
Total$37,644$39,326$2,016

Tuition & Fees for Academic Year Fall 2019 - Spring 2020

Tuition: $6,144 per course unit
General fee: $130 per course unit

DSW students in the third year and beyond register for SWRK 990 for dissertation supervision. Tuition is $1,008 per semester for the 2019-20 AY.

The University’s Trustees reserve the right at any time to amend the regulations concerning tuition, fees, and method of payment and to make such changes applicable to students currently enrolled in the University as well as to new students. Tuition refund information can be found here.

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