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Boston University

School of Social Work

Boston, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
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)
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 355
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 Thesis Required
Critical essay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,252
Applied
857
Accepted
334
Enrolled
68%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 8th January 7th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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

$74,976
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

931
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.96%
Black or African American 7.95%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 5.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.22%
Unknown 3.44%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

72
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 42
Male (14)
Female (58)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child and youth development Child and family policy and development Health disparities, improving health and mental health outcomes for diverse populations and community-driven approaches to health promotion Trauma and parenting Racial justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

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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