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New York University

Silver School of Social Work

New York, NY

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Overview

New York University / Silver School of Social Work is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Affairs (MSW/MPA)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work/Juris Doctor (MSW/JD)
Master of Social Work/Master of Arts (MSW/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 526
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,568
Applied
1,395
Accepted
498
Enrolled
89%

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 January 9th January 9th Yes
Spring deadline October 3rd October 3rd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required
TWE: Required

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 Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,105
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.48%
Black or African American 11.13%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.72%
Unknown 10.32%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social welfare policies, public health, aging, mental health, substance abuse
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Washington Square North
New York, NY  10003
United States
Contact Dr. Lynn Videka
Dean
Phone: 212-998-5959
Fax: 212-995-4172

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