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University of Calgary

Faculty of Social Work

Calgary, AB

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University of Calgary

Overview

University of Calgary / Faculty of Social Work is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Postgraduate Diploma)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

170
Applied
68
Accepted
40%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BSW, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.4 (1 year program), minimum GPA of 3.5 (2 year program)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, MSW (preferred)
Additional Entrance Requirements MSW, minimum graduate GPA of 3.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

182
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family violence, direct practice, gerontology, child welfare, community development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,360,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Place
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact Jackie Sieppert
Dean
Phone: 403-220-5945