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School of Social Work Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 90%10%
    student ratio
  • 563
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • October 1
    fall application deadline
  • 35%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work And Gerontology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Social Welfare Research And Evaluation Certificate
    • Social Work Practice With Families And Couples Certificate
    • Disabilities Certificate
    • Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Social Work And Infant Mental Health Master of Social Work (MSW)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Gerontology Certificate
    • Alcohol And Drug Abuse Studies Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 314
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 18
    • * 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 703
    • Accepted 252
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 156
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreespersonal interest statement, resume, 3 references
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, resume, three letters of reference, personal statement, and summary of relevant research and professional experience, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMSW or actively enrolled in advanced portion of MSW program
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution 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, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students563
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students563
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Full-time Percentage74%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American27%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChild welfare, violence, adolescent dating, intimate partner and family violence, sexual assault, gerontology, long-term care, end of life issues, healthy aging, health care, behavioral health and infant mental health, community capacity building, innovation in community, leadership and policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$366,883

Location & Contact

School of Social Work

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Cheryl Waites

Dean and Professor

Phone: 313-577-4401
Fax: 313-577-8770
Email: dv7029@wayne.edu

Dr. Janet Joiner

Assistant Dean

Phone: 313-577-4409
Fax: 313-577-4266
Email: ac2027@wayne.edu



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