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Adelphi University

School of Social Work

Garden City, NY

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Overview

Adelphi University / School of Social Work is located in Garden City, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Social welfare

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 263
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Field internships
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

699
Applied
396
Accepted
192
Enrolled
57%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th March 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, paid or volunteer work experience, letters of recommendation, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW with minimum GPA of 3.3, 3 years of post-MSW work experience, 3 letters of reference, example of professional writing skill, updated CV

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 585
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

558
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.79%
Black or African American 27.42%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 3.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.69%
Unknown 3.41%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

117
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 92
Male (30)
Female (87)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Services for rape victims, immigrant research methods, remarriage and step families, social health indicators
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One South Avenue
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY  11530-0701
United States
Contact Dr. Diann Cameron Kelly
Interim Dean
Email: kelly5@adelphi.edu
Phone: 516-877-4354

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