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School of Social Policy and Practice University of Pennsylvania

  • Philadelphia, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 84%16%
    student ratio
  • 441
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
      Master of Not-for-Profit Leadership (MNPL)
      Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP)
      Master of Science in Social Policy/Master of Governmental Administration (MSSP/MGA)
      Master of Science in Social Policy/Master of Public Health (MSSP/MPH)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
      Master of Social Work/Certificate (MSW/Certificate)
      Master of Social Work/Doctor of Philosophy (MSW/PhD)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Bioethics (MSW/MBE)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA)
      Master of Social Work/Master of City Planning (MSW/MCP)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Government Administration (MSW/MGA)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Science (MSW/MS)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Criminology (MSW/MSC)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Education (MSW/MS Ed)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Social Policy (MSW/MSSP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 196
    • Doctoral Degrees 24
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 740
    • Accepted 465
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 231
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, GMAT, or LSAT (for MSSP and MNPL)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, MSW or master's degree in related field (for PhD); 2 years of post-MSW work experience (for DSW)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students441
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students441
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty99
    • Full-time Percentage25%
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHomelessness, juvenile justice, children's mental health, child welfare, domestic and family violence
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,458,940

Location & Contact

School of Social Policy and Practice

University of Pennsylvania

3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Dr. John Jackson

Dean

Phone: 215-898-5541
Fax: 215-573-2099
Email: jackson@sp2.upenn.edu

Mary Mazzola

Associate Dean, Enrollment Management

Phone: 215-898-5550
Fax: 215-573-2099
Email: mmazzola@sp2.upenn.edu



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