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Fordham University

Graduate School of Social Service

New York, NY

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Fordham University

Overview

Fordham University / Graduate School of Social Service is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 697
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Master's Degrees 1200 hours of field placement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,385
Accepted
678
Enrolled

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BA in liberal arts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in social work or related field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,662
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.73%
Black or African American 22.68%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.42%
Two or more races 1.87%
Unknown 1.93%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

143
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 106
Male (89)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging, children and family, healthcare, domestic violence, substance abuse
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 113 West 60th Street
New York, NY  10023
United States
Contact Dr. Debra McPhee
Dean
Email: dmcphee1@fordham.edu
Phone: 212-636-6616

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