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University of Denver

Graduate School of Social Work

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Graduate School of Social Work is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Social work with Latinos/as
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work
(Certificate) Animal-assisted social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work
(Certificate) Couples and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 280
Doctoral Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 62

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research methods and statistics qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,332
Applied
1,178
Accepted
523
Enrolled
88%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours in undergraduate course work in the arts and humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and biological sciences; completed at least one course in English composition or present evidence of testing out of the English composition requirement; transcripts; two letters of recommendation; essays; resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in social work or in one of the social sciences with substantial professional experience in the social work field; basic proficiency in descriptive and inferential statistics; two years of post-master's practice experience (preferred); transcripts; three letters of recommendation; personal statement; resume; writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 587
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

852
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.61%
Black or African American 3.29%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 2.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 2.46%
Unknown 21.95%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

126
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 85
Male (24)
Female (102)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Substance abuse, homelessness, fatherhood, paid-leave, multiple systemic therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,901,221

Location & Contact

Address 2148 S. High St.
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Amanda Moore McBride
Dean
Email: gssw.communications@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-2203

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