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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / School of Social Welfare is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work/Master of Arts (MSW/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 144
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

435
Applied
273
Accepted
192
Enrolled
63%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,866
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15

Student Body

391
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.74%
Black or African American 11%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 2.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.05%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

67
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 37
Male (13)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Welfare reform, homelessness, children and families, mental health, substance abuse
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Lynn Warner
Dean
Email: lwarner@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-5324