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University of Washington

School of Social Work

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / School of Social Work is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

417
Applied
180
Accepted
43%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 16th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, sample of scholarly work, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

356
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.97%
Black or African American 5.06%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.69%
Asian 10.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.62%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 34
Male (25)
Female (54)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and mental health; children, youth, and families; multicultural issues; reducing risk and enhancing protective factors in children; etrology of substance use
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,275,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Edwina Uehara
Phone: 206-543-2100

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