B.S.W. tuition and fees


To see a complete estimate of expenses showing tuition and university fees, use our undergraduate calculator. (Remember to select "Undergraduate - School of Social Work" for your program selection).

A potential scenario of tuition and fees generated from the undergraduate calculator for two full-time semesters is included below:

CategoryVirginia residentNon-Virginia resident
Tuition and fees ¹ $15,388 $36,726
Room ² $6,953 $6,953
Dining ³ $4,662 $4,662
Total: $27,003 $48,341

¹ Based on 15 credit hours per semester, 30 credit hours for the academic year; tuition is charged at a per credit hour rate 
² Double occupancy, Rhoads Hall
³ Assumes 200 swipe plan with $225 per semester in Dining Dollars

Note: New undergraduate students should add the $175 First-Year Transition Fee to their estimate of charges for their first semester. New undergraduate transfer students should add the $100 Transfer Transition Fee to their estimate of charges for their first semester.


VCU reserves the right to adjust tuition costs as necessary. The university reserves the right to revise or alter all fees, regulations pertaining to student fees and fee collection procedures at any time. The VCU Board of Trustees sets official fees in June/July of each year. Students may be responsible for purchasing books and other materials for various courses throughout the program.

Have questions?

If you're a prospective student interested in the B.S.W. Program, please reach out to sswinfo@vcu.edu.