School of Social Welfare The University of Kansas

School of Social Welfare The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
388
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
88%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 176
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? 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

88% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 336
    • Accepted 296
    • Acceptance Rate 88
    • Enrolled 212
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, social work related experience, and 3 letters of recommendation, student-issued transcripts from all previously attended schools regardless of degree status
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE Quantitative and Verbal Tests, master's degree in social work or related field, minimum GPA of 3.5, personal statement, and 3 letters of recommendation, completion of a statistics course with minimum B grade
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS accepted for MSW

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students388
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students388
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPoverty, child welfare, children's mental health, aging and long-term care, families and connections
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Social Welfare

The University of Kansas

1545 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Tom McDonald

Interim Dean

Phone: 785-864-8959
Email: t-mcdonald@ku.edu

Becky Hofer

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 785-864-8956
Email: bhofer@ku.edu


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