382
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Wilfrid Laurier University / Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work is located in Waterloo, ON, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW) Individuals, families and groups
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work practice: individuals, families, groups and communities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work practice (individuals, families, groups and communities)
Master of Social Work (MSW) Aboriginal studies
Master of Social Work (MSW) Community, policy, planning and organizations
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Critical social policy and organizational studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 164
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

621
Applied
247
Accepted
132
Enrolled
40%

Applying

125
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Course work in social science, research methodology, and statistics; honors BA with a minimum B average
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in social work, minimum A- average
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 89

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

382
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

70
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (50)
Male (21)
Female (49)

Location & Contact

Address 75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3C5
Canada
Contact Dr. Cheryl-Anne Cait
Associate Dean
Email: ccait@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext. 5224