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Financial Aid

Smith College School for Social Work

The School for Social Work handles its admission process independently. For students interested in pursuing either a master's or doctorate in social work, and for more information, please visit the School for Social Work website.

Smith College seeks to provide educational opportunity for qualified students, knowing that many will require financial assistance. Financial aid for Smith graduate students consists of fellowships, tuition scholarships and student loans.


Required materials and deadlines for applications vary by program. Please refer to the list below and to the program’s application for admission for dates and requirements.

Application for Admission

To be considered for financial aid, complete applications for admission must be received no later than the dates listed below for each program:

Program Application Deadline
M.A.T. April 15
M.F.A./Dance January 13
M.F.A./Theatre January 15
M.S./Biological Sciences January 15
M.S./Exercise & Sport Studies March 1
Post-Bac/Mathematics March 15

Federal Loan Deadline

Applicants interested in federal loans should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15 or as soon as possible after applying for admission.