MSW Admission Status Program Hours
College of Arts & Sciences
In-State Tuition
Cost = $468 per hour
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost = $1,109 per hour
Advanced Standing* 48 $21,000 $49,440
Regular Curriculum 61 $27,450 $62,830
*Students applying with a BSSW are admitted with advanced standing.
NOTE: The estimates do not include other fees.

Visit Cost & Aid website for additional information about other fees, as well as international student tuition rates.

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Department of Social Work Financial Aid

The Department offers scholarships, fellowships, traineeships, and research assistant opportunities for MSW students. Interested students can apply for fellowships and traineeships after being admitted to the MSW program. Once enrolled in the MSW program, students are eligible to be nominated for scholarships which are awarded based on academic achievement while in the program and other scholarship-specific criteria. Research assistant positions are determined based on individual faculty needs and funding availability. These opportunities may change from year to year.

MSW Program Fellowships and Traineeships

  • Veteran Affairs Training Stipend
  • Title IV-E Child Welfare Stipend
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Center Social Work Traineeship
  • Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Traineeship
  • HRSA Opioid Workforce Expansion Program Traineeship
  • UAB 1917 Clinic Traineeship

UAB Financial Aid

The university may offer other forms of financial aid for graduate students. Please contact a financial aid counselor at the UAB Office of Financial Aid to learn more.

Phone: 205-934-8223
Fax: 205-975-6168
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Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday)
We are closed to visitors on Wednesdays to focus on processing student files.

Physical Address
1700 University Blvd.
Lister Hill Library, Room G20