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School of Social Work The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 86%14%
    student ratio
  • 352
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 47%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 203
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • 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

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 460
    • Accepted 217
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 150
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT (if GPA less than 3.0), minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,950
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$0.00
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students352
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students352
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Full-time Percentage86%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American31%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChildren and adolescents at risk, trauma, gerontology, child welfare policy, health
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$134,350

Location & Contact

School of Social Work

The University of Alabama

PO Box 870314
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0314
United States

Dr. Lucinda Roff

Dean

Phone: 205-348-3924
Fax: 205-348-9419
Email: lroff@sw.ua.edu

Ms. Casey Barnes

Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 205-348-8413
Fax: 205-348-9419
Email: cbarnes@sw.ua.edu



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