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University of Louisville

Kent School of Social Work

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Kent School of Social Work is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Marriage and family therapy Mental health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Marriage and family
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Social work Alcohol and drug counseling
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Social work School social work
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Social work Gerontology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 175
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

406
Applied
282
Accepted
184
Enrolled
69%

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 May 30th May 30th No
Spring deadline September 30th September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation, resume, example of scholarly writing, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

520
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 15.96%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 1.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 5.58%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

96
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 63
Male (25)
Female (71)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Equipping young children with skills, assisting abused or neglected children, illuminating the contributions that men and women make to their families, managing chronic conditions, enhance trauma-informed services, address social and health issues of older adults, palliative and end-of-life care, populations affected by the criminal justice system, human trafficking, issues related to HIV/AIDS, substance use.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,018,721

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. David Jenkins
Dean
Email: d.jenkins@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-3944
Fax: 502-852-0422

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