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School of Social Work Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 89%11%
    student ratio
  • 612
    total students
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 63%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Ministry/Master of Social Work (D Min/MSW)
      Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
      Master of Social Work/Doctor of Education (MSW/Ed D)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Education (MSW/Ed M)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Theological Studies (MSW/MTS)
    • Social Work And Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Macro Social Work Practice Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Clinical Practice With Individuals, Families, And Groups Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 151
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 937
    • Accepted 595
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 179
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT (if GPA below 3.0), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 577 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,970
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,970
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students612
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students612
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Full-time Percentage28%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American17%
    • White / Caucasian17%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown35%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty69
    • Full-time Percentage38%
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAging, children and families, substance abuse and HIV, trauma and mental health, public health social work
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,784,888

Location & Contact

School of Social Work

Boston University

264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Gail Steketee

Dean

Phone: 617-353-3760
Fax: 617-353-5612

Ms. Ali Ailport

Admissions and Financial Aid Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-3750
Fax: 617-353-5612
Email: busswad@bu.edu



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