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Center for Social Work Education Widener University

  • Chester, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 88%12%
    student ratio
  • 359
    total students
  • $30,000 | $30,000
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 94%
    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 117
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

94% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 184
    • Accepted 174
    • Acceptance Rate 94
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $300
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$30,000
    • Out-of-state tuition *$30,000
    • 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students359
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students359
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Full-time Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American38%
    • White / Caucasian49%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClinical practice, clinical supervision, gerontology, child welfare, self-psychology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$85,000

Location & Contact

Center for Social Work Education

Widener University

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
United States

Dr. Paula Silver

Associate Dean and Director

Phone: 610-499-1150
Fax: 610-499-4617
Email: socialwork@widener.edu

Ms. Jill Brinker

Secretary

Phone: 610-499-1513
Fax: 610-499-4617
Email: socialwork@widener.edu



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