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Boston University

School of Social Work

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / School of Social Work is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Doctor of Education (MSW/Ed D)
Master of Social Work/Master of Education (MSW/Ed M)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Social Work/Master of Theological Studies (MSW/MTS)
Doctor of Ministry/Master of Social Work (D Min/MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 229
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Required
Critical essay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

985
Applied
728
Accepted
248
Enrolled
74%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 10th January 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$69,586
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

936
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.07%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 4.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 2.35%
Unknown 9.51%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

75
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 42
Male (19)
Female (56)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging, children and families, substance abuse and HIV, trauma and mental health, public health social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,173,351

Location & Contact

Address 264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Jorge Delva
Dean
Phone: 617-353-3760
Fax: 617-353-5612

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