Tuition and Financial Aid

Online MSW Tuition

Master of Social Work

Total credit hours57
Tuition per credit$943*
Total estimated tuition$53,751

Master of Social Work – Advanced Standing

Total credit hours36
Tuition per credit$943*
Total estimated tuition$33,948

Hybrid Dual Master of Social Work/Master of Education, Human Sexuality

The online dual MSW/MEd program consists of 39 education/human sexuality credits and 64 social work credits.

Credit hours98
Tuition per education credit$860*
Tuition per social work credit$943*
Total estimated tuition$92,414

Graduate Certificate in Practices in Trauma Recovery

Total credit hours12
Tuition per credit$400*
Total estimated tuition$4,800

*Tuition rates are subject to change.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is offered primarily in the form of federal loans. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Widener University's FAFSA School Code is 003313.

Employer tuition reimbursement arrangements are available to qualified students with employer documentation.

Financial Aid for Military Professionals

At Widener, we're committed to assisting our nation's service men and women. We participate in educational benefit programs offered through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering matching tuition assistance to eligible students. Additionally, Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9-11 GI Bill® benefit programs are available to qualified veterans for attendance at Widener.

Financial Aid Application Priority Dates

  • New student deadline: February 15
  • Continuing student deadline: March 1

Applications for student aid will continue to be processed on a first come first served basis after the priority date has passed.

If you have questions regarding tuition or financial aid, please call a program manager at 1-844-386-7321, or request more information.

Miscellaneous Fees

Technology Fees 
3 to 5 credits$65
6 to 8 credits$90
9 to 11 credits$155
12 and over credits$198
New Student Fee$25
General Fee$25