505
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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 School social work
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Social work Gerontology
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) Social work Alcohol and drug counseling

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 179

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

396
Applied
309
Accepted
228
Enrolled
78%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE or minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

505
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.17%
Black or African American 13.47%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 1.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.15%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

75
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (44)
Male (18)
Female (57)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Equipping young children with skills, assisting abused or neglected children, helping juveniles with sexual behavioral problems, illuminating the contributions that men and women make to their families, managing chronic conditions, enhancing trauma-informed services, addressing social and health issues of older adults, palliative and end-of-life care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,056,385

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. David Jenkins
Dean
Email: dajenk03@exchange.louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-3944
Fax: 502-852-0422