Tuition and Financial Aid FAQ

  1. What is the cost of attendance for SocialWork@Simmons?
  2. Will tuition change each academic year?
  3. Who can I contact with questions about financial aid?
  4. What type of aid is available?
  5. How do I apply for financial aid?
  6. Are scholarships available?
  7. What if I can’t pay my tuition all at one time?
  8. How do I apply for a Graduate PLUS loan?

 

  1. What is the cost of attendance for SocialWork@Simmons?

    SocialWork@Simmons tuition is $970 per credit hour for the 2014–2015 academic year. The program is 65 credits. Students must also pay a field education fee of $50 per placement and a $50 student fee per term. Visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page to learn more about costs associated with the SocialWork@Simmons program.

  2. Will tuition change each academic year?

    A moderate tuition increase can be expected for each academic year.

  3. Who can I contact with questions about financial aid?

    Contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-855-523-7779 with any questions about financial aid.

  4. What type of aid is available?

    U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for federal loans, grants, and private scholarships. Awards are distributed based on the number of applicants, their financial need, and available resources.

  5. How do I apply for financial aid?

    We encourage you to apply for financial aid at the same time you apply to SocialWork@Simmons. To apply for financial aid, submit a Simmons Application for Graduate Financial Aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and any other supporting documents that may be required. To learn more about financial aid and how to apply, contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-855-523-7779 or request information.

  6. Are scholarships available?

    Institutional scholarships are not available at this time. Students may be eligible for privately funded scholarships to use toward their SocialWork@Simmons tuition.

  7. What if I can’t pay my tuition all at one time?

    Payment plans are available. If you are interested in setting up a payment plan for your tuition, contact Student Financial Services.

  8. How do I apply for a Graduate PLUS loan?

    To apply for a Graduate PLUS loan, you must first complete your FAFSA application. PLUS Loans are credit-based loans and can be used to cover tuition and fees. To complete your Graduate PLUS Loan application visit www.studentloans.gov and complete the online application, sign the Master Promissory Note, and complete entrance counseling. Additional details on how to apply for a Graduate PLUS loan can be found on the Student Financial Services web page.

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