Apply to the M.S.W. Program
Ready to find your focus as an advanced practitioner? Review the resources below to find application guidelines, tuition and fees, financial aid opportunities, upcoming deadlines and how to get in touch with us. Then apply to join us.
Ranked No. 28 in Best Graduate Schools for Social Work by U.S. News & World Report *
$18,145 is the average financial aid award for social work students seeking assistance (2019-20)
86.5% first-time licensure pass rate **
M.S.W. application deadlines
All applications are for the regular standing format unless otherwise noted.
- Feb. 7, 2024: For advanced standing online Summer 2024; on-campus Summer 2024; and online Fall 2024 starts
- March 6, 2024: For part-time online Summer 2024 start
- March 27, 2024: For full-time online Fall 2024; and full-time and part-time on-campus Fall 2024 starts
- May 29, 2024: For part-time online Fall 2024 start
Available online or on campus, full time or part time, and with options for advanced standing and dual degrees or certifications, the M.S.W. Program provides intensive, specialized coursework, research and field experience so our students can position themselves to make immediate impacts in the lives and communities they touch.
- Around two dozen scholarships are available for current M.S.W. students through a competitive application process.
- Yearlong research assistantship positions provide stipend and tuition assistance to incoming full-time M.S.W. students. These highly competitive positions include a rewarding and educational service component. Previous assistantships have provided students the opportunity to engage in faculty-led research and develop faculty mentoring relationships.
I chose the School of Social Work because of its history as an exemplary program, and I think I even cried when I got my acceptance letter because I was so overjoyed. My advisor, course instructors, field instructor and field liaison were exceptionally supportive and critically instrumental in my development during my generalist year.”
Jennifer Leftwich (she/her), M.S.W. graduate and scholarship recipient