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M.S.W. & Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work

Smith College School for Social Work
Northampton, MA

About

Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $60
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes

Degrees Offered

M.S.W.
Advanced Standing M.S.W. Program
Ph.D.

Our Program

More experience. More supervision. More recognition.

Smith College School for Social Work offers a single focus on clinical social work education that integrates comprehensive educational theories, skills and practices of clinical social work. 

Our low-residency program alternates concentrated summers of rigorous on-campus education in Northampton, MA with off-site training from September to April at leading clinical or research sites around the country.

Our post-graduate Professional Education offerings take it a step further, keeping you on the cutting edge of clinical social work through a variety of online coursework designed to fit your schedule and the “new normal.”

Smith SSW encourages applications from people of all genders and backgrounds. 

Go beyond traditional practice with Smith SSW.

M.S.W. | Ph.D. | Advanced Standing | Certificate Programs | Clinical Research Institute

Admissions

  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $60

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Letter of Recommendation: 3
  • checkbox-alt Field Placement Form
  • checkbox-alt Detailed resume
  • checkbox-alt Essay Questions
  • checkbox-alt TOEFL/IELTS (required for international applicants)

Application Deadline

M.S.W.

Five College Circle of Scholars Deadline: November 30

Non-Binding Early Decision Deadline: January 5

Final Application Deadline: February 21

Ph.D.

Deadline: February 21

There are a number of application fee waivers available. Five College applicants have their application fees waived automatically. Additionally, all graduate school fairs, conferences, and on-campus information sessions will have individual waiver codes that attendees may use.

Finally, if you have a situation or hardship that prevents you from being able to pay the application fee, please email the Senior Associate Director to request a fee waiver and provide a brief explanation of the circumstances surrounding your request.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 125 Students

Inclusion

  • checkbox-alt Faculty to student ratio is 1::4
  • checkbox-alt Students of Color: 24%
  • checkbox-alt Students age ranges from 22 to 63, with the average being 30
  • checkbox-alt Entering class ranges from 110 to 130 students
  • checkbox-alt Approximately 150 agency affiliation for student Field Placement

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Provided by SSW - $3,100 - $30,000 grant aid per 12 month period.
  • checkbox-alt Generous merit scholarships available ranging from $6,000 - $30,000
  • checkbox-alt FAFSA required.
  • checkbox-alt any student that qualifies for aid receives a monthly Living Stipend of $300/month