Department of Social Work and Gerontology College of Education and Human Services Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Social Work and Gerontology College of Education and Human Services Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
89%
11%
student ratio
55
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 73
    • Accepted 42
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 28
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA is below 2.8), 3 professional references; resume; written academic and professional statement; course work in human biology, economics, government/political science, and psychology, sociology/anthropology and statistics
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, resident hall director and student payroll positions, federal loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Full-time Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%

Location & Contact

Department of Social Work and Gerontology

College of Education and Human Services
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
United States

Dr. Deborah Jacobs

Co-Director, MU-SU Master of Social Work Program

Phone: 717-477-1276
Fax: 717-477-4051
Email: dfjaco@ship.edu

Mr. Jeremy Goshorn

Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 717-477-1231
Fax: 717-477-4016
Email: jrgoshorn@ship.edu


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