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Degrees & Programs


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Doctoral Day of Recognition Group of Students

College of Social Work PhD and MSW/PhD Student Funding Package

The College of Social Work provides a competitive funding package for PhD and MSW-PhD students.

  • First Three Years (50% FTE) – Graduate Research Associate position with stipend and tuition coverage for full-time students.
    • PhD students have a 50% GRA with tuition coverage for three years.
    • MSW-PhD students have a 25% GRA with 1/2 tuition coverage during their MSW program and a 50% GRA with tuition coverage during their PhD program up to a combined total of 3 years 50% FTE for both programs.
  • Fourth Year (50% FTE) GTA

GRA and GTA Application due October 30 for current students – form available in Carmen


The Graduate School sponsors a number of fellowships and other support for incoming and current graduate students including one- and two-year awards to University Fellows and Enrichment Fellows for incoming graduate students and Presidential Fellowships for students at the dissertation stage. These fellowships require a departmental or program nomination, are merit-based and highly competitive.

See the funding section of the Graduate School website for details.


The Office of Student Financial Aid can assist you with your financial aid planning, questions and resources. Visit the Financial Aid website to learn more.


Information on tuition and fees is available for all Ohio State degree programs through The Office of the University Registrar.