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University of Pittsburgh

School of Social Work

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Social Work is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
Master of Public Health/Doctor of Philosophy (MPH/PhD)
Master of Public and International Affairs/Master of Social Work (MPIA/MSW)
Master of Social Work/Juris Doctor (MSW/JD)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 223
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

456
Applied
435
Accepted
214
Enrolled
95%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 20th January 20th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA 3.0 Coursework in Statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW or other related degree Coursework in Statistics

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 March 31
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

468
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.98%
Black or African American 14.1%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 4.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.63%
Unknown 0.21%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 27
Male (15)
Female (42)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health & Mental Health Services; Child Welfare; Geriatrics; Race & Social Justice; Community-Engaged Services & Support
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2117 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Elizabeth M. Z. Farmer Dr.
Dean
Phone: 412-6246304
Fax: 412-6246323

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