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Social Work Admissions

If you are interested in a degree in social work and in the social work profession, we would be delighted to talk with you. Our Admissions staff is dedicated to helping you through your application and enrollment process.

To apply to the College of Social Work, use the university’s main Admissions page for undergraduate studies and The Graduate School admissions.

Application Deadlines

  • BSW Upper Division Deadline - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • MSW Advanced Standing Deadlines
    • December 1 - Priority Deadline
      • Application, including all supplemental documents, must be completed by January 10.
    • February 1 - Final Deadline
    • Notes:
      • Applicants must have completed a BSW degree within the last six years from a CSWE-accredited program.
      • Classes begin summer term.
  • MSW Full-Time and Part-Time Deadline
    • February 10 - Priority Deadline
    • March 1 - Final Deadline
    • Classes begin fall term.
  • Ph.D. Program Deadline - January 15
    • Ph.D. application files may be submitted earlier. Admission decisions will begin after January 15.


The College of Social Work does not award academic credit for life experience.

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