Program in Social Work College of Social Work University of Kentucky

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Social Work (MSW, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test, Minimum Undergraduate GPA Of 2.75; For Doctorate, GRE General Test, Minimum Undergraduate GPA Of 3.0. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 7/17 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 2/1 For International Students; For Spring Admission, 12/13 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 6/15 For International Students.
Application Fee:
$50 ($65 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 33. 354 Applicants, 57% Accepted, 141 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
194 Full-Time (170 Women), 152 Part-Time (127 Women); Includes 29 Minority (25 African Americans, 1 Asian American Or Pacific Islander, 3 Hispanic Americans), 3 International.


19 Full-Time (13 Women), 1 Part-Time/Adjunct (0 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2008&Ndash;09, 16 Students Received Support, Including 1 Fellowship With Full Tuition Reimbursement Available (Averaging $1,500 Per Year), 10 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $1,500 Per Year), 6 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $3,000 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Health Care Benefits, Tuition Waivers (Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Janet Ford
Director of Graduate Studies
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-6660
Fax: 859-323-1030

Contact Info
Dr. Brian Jackson
Senior Associate Dean
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
Phone: 859-257-4667
Fax: 859-257-4676

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