209
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Berkeley / School of Social Welfare is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 94
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

390
Applied
87
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 90
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

209
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.05%
Black or African American 7.66%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.39%
Asian 13.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12.92%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child welfare, law and social welfare, minority mental health, social welfare policy analysis, health services
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. Lorraine Midanik
Dean
Email: swdean@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-4341