TUITION $950 (per credit hour)
GENERAL SERVICE FEE $700 (annual)
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE $55 (annual)
ESTIMATED TOTAL DIRECT COSTS
(average based on 16 credits per Fall/Spring semesters)
$31,155

Students must take 64 credits to complete the MSW program.

Full-time awards (for financial aid purposes) for Master of Social Work students are based on an average of 16 credits per semester, for fall and spring semesters.

If you are enrolled for more or less than 16 credit hours a semester and wish to have your financial aid awards updated to reflect actual tuition costs, please contact Student Financial Services. Please also notify our office if they plan to attend for the summer and are not advanced standing. The additional amount will be included under Federal Graduate PLUS Loan eligibility.

If you are enrolling for the summer, please notify Student Financial Services of intended credit hours if you wish to receive financial aid. Living expenses for the summer are based on the number of months you are enrolled.

Books and Supplies

The costs will vary depending on the courses the student is taking. The Financial Aid Office uses $750 for full-time students enrolled for fall and spring as a standard allowance for budget purposes. Your actual expenses may vary.

Indirect Costs

Indirect costs are included in your financial aid budget. These are not direct charges from the University, but allowances that are given to cover expenses that you may incur while attending school. Indirect costs can only be considered for the months you are enrolled. 

The figures listed below are based on attending for fall and spring semesters (September–May):

  • $12,150 Room and Board 
  • $3,600 Transportation/Travel costs 
  • $2,250 Personal/Misc. costs

Finance Your Education

We are here to help you finance your online education so that you can earn a degree that's convenient, affordable, and still allows you to balance all of the other important aspects of your life. Several options exist to help you meet your educational costs. Student Financial Services has also created a step-by-step process for applying for aid.

Contact Student Financial Services

For information about the financial aid process call (207) 602-2342 or email Student Financial Services.

If you are planning to utilize Veteran's Education Benefits, please explore information and requirements.

Health Insurance

Students are required to enroll in UNE's Student Medical Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable insurance is demonstrated and waiver is completed online (2020-2021 Academic Year waiver/enrollment session is from July 1 through August 14, 2020). 

The cost for UNE's 2020–2021 annual health insurance policy for graduate/professional students (except first-year College of Osteopathic Medicine students) is $4,174 for the 9/01/2020–8/31/2021 coverage period. Due to a longer academic year, health insurance rates for first-year College of Osteopathic Medicine students is $4,883. Students whose program (MSNA, PA, MSOT) begins in Summer 2020 are charged $1,044 for the summer coverage period of 6/01/2020–8/31/2020, and then the annual coverage rate of $4,174. Students enrolled in the new PSM in Ocean Food Systems Program are charged $1,129 for summer coverage period of 5/20/2020–8/31/2020, and then the annual coverage rate of $4,174, to be determined for the new academic year. Students should waive/enroll for the summer semester (beginning in April) and then re-enroll/waive for the following academic year, starting on July 1. Dependents can be added for an additional surcharge (please contact cbernier@une.edu for more information and breakdowns by semester, if applicable).

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