School of Social Welfare University of California, Berkeley

School of Social Welfare University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
83%
17%
student ratio
209
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Social Work (MSW)
      Master of Social Work/Doctor of Philosophy (MSW/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 94
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 390
    • Accepted Not Reported
    • Acceptance Rate Not Reported
    • Enrolled 87
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $105
    • Application Fee - International $125
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, TWE required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students209
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students209
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student1%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChild welfare, law and social welfare, minority mental health, social welfare policy analysis, health services
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Social Welfare

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
United States

Prof. Lorraine Midanik

Dean

Phone: 510-642-4341
Email: swdean@berkeley.edu

Phone: 510-642-9042
Email: socwelf@berkeley.edu

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