477
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Program in Social Work is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Not-for-Profit Leadership (MNPL)
Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Certificate (MSW/Certificate)
Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA)
Master of Social Work/Master of City Planning (MSW/MCP)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Education (MSW/MS Ed)
Master of Social Work/Doctor of Philosophy (MSW/PhD)
Master of Social Work/Master of Bioethics (MSW/MBE)
Master of Social Work/Master of Government Administration (MSW/MGA)
Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Criminology (MSW/MSC)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 171
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, or LSAT (for MSSP or MNPL)
Fieldwork
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

819
Applied
331
Accepted
172
Enrolled
40%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, or LSAT (for MSSP or MNPL)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW or master's degree in related field
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

477
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 15.72%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 5.24%
Unknown 2.31%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

72
Total faculty
Full-time (21)
Part-time (51)
Male (28)
Female (44)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Homelessness, juvenile justice, mental health/children's mental health, child welfare, domestic and family violence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,458,940

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Dr. John L. Jackson Jr.
Dean
Email: jjackson@sp2.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-898-5541
Fax: 215-573-2099