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Fees & Refund Policy 2017-2018


The cost of this certificate program is $1,000.  This fee includes registration fee and the cost of an online compendium of readings.

Available discounts include:

  • 25% discount for NYU Silver School of Social Work MSW/PhD alumni.
  • 25% discount for field instructors currently working with NYU Silver School of Social Work graduate students.
  • 15% discount for NYU Silver School of Social Work certificate program alumni.
  • 50% for veterans.

Please note: discounts may not be combined.

Upon acceptance into the program, a $250 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place. This deposit is applied to the total cost of tuition.

Refund Policy

Refund Policy for early withdrawal:

The $250.00 program deposit is non-refundable. Students that withdraw before the first class will be refunded 100% of their fees (minus the deposit).& Students that withdraw after up to and including two (2) sessions will be refunded 70% of their fees (minus the deposit). Students who withdraw after up to and including four (4) sessions will be refunded 55% of their fees (minus the deposit).  Students who withdraw after four (4) sessions will receive no refund.

Please note: although the tuition payments are broken down into deposit, fall, and spring installments (a practice meant to create smaller, easier payments for students), the term 'sessions' refers to the entire program. Students who withdraw after four sessions, even if they have not begun the spring semester, are still required to pay their spring semester bills.

Refund Schedule
Before the first session
100% (minus deposit)
Up to/including two sessions 70% (minus deposit)
Up to/including four sessions
55% (minus deposit)
After four sessions 0%