Tuition & Financial Aid
If you’re here, you’re looking forward to a career spent helping people, and your tuition is an investment in both your future clients and your career opportunities. An online social work degree gives you valuable new skills, rewarding employment opportunities, and access to new certifications.
Our social work programs have high licensure pass rates and a strong track record of job placement. Students in the online social work programs at UK pay in-state tuition regardless of residency. Plus, the flexibility of our programs allow you to advance your education without leaving your current job.
Financial Aid Opportunities
UK is dedicated to providing an affordable social work education, with consistently lower tuition than comparable institutions.
We strive to provide financial assistance to students who couldn’t otherwise afford our programs. We’re here to support you in your commitment to academic excellence and respond to the needs of our students, their families, and communities. Below you will find financial aid options to explore as you consider advancing your education.
Employer Tuition Reimbursement
Your employer might offer tuition reimbursement to help you cover part or all of your educational costs. Many companies reimburse tuition to attract and retain great people.
The first step is to ask your manager or the HR department if this is an option for you. We’ve included some talking points below to help you explain to your employer the value of tuition reimbursement. For more information, contact us online or call 833-358-1721.
4 Ways an Online Degree Benefits You and Your Employer
You Bring New Skills to Work.
Learning online gives you strong connections and fresh perspectives, competencies, and techniques you can bring to work right away—not just after you graduate.
They Save Money.
The IRS offers tax benefits to companies that offer employees educational assistance. Plus, by advancing your education, you ensure your employer doesn’t need to interview, hire, and train someone else who has the skills you’re learning.
You Study on Your Schedule.
The UK online social work degree programs are built with flexibility in mind. We strive to fit our students’ busy lives, so you can learn when and where you please—without disrupting your work schedule and commitments.
They Get an Employee With an Incredible Education.
Our College of Social Work has an 80-year legacy of proven excellence, a licensure pass rate that surpasses the national average, and Ph.D. faculty and professional social workers on staff.