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Yeshiva University

Wurzweiler School of Social Work

New York, NY

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Yeshiva University

Overview

Yeshiva University / Wurzweiler School of Social Work is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 98
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

207
Applied
183
Accepted
124
Enrolled
88%

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 May 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 31st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, letters of reference, writing sample, MSW, minimum of 2 years of professional social work experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

325
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.54%
Black or African American 9.54%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 51.38%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 28
Male (16)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child abuse, AIDS, day care, non profits, gerontology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
300,000

Location & Contact

Address 500 West 185th Street
New York, NY  10033-3201
United States
Contact Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks
Dean
Email: hendricks@yu.edu
Phone: 212-960-0820
Fax: 212-960-0822

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