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Master of Social Work Program

University of Michigan School of Social Work
Ann Arbor, MI

About

Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $14,330
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $22,951
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

We are preparing tomorrow’s leaders and generating innovative ideas for addressing some of the world’s most complex problems.

The University of Michigan School of Social Work was founded in 1921 and has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1922.

Our Vision

A Better Society Through Individual and Social Change

Mission Statement

Advancing the social work profession’s vision and values, the University of Michigan School of Social Work seeks to develop a more equitable, caring, and socially just society. Such a society meets basic human needs, eliminates social and economic inequities, and empowers individuals, their communities, and institutions to reach their aspirations and potential. Drawing on an interdisciplinary faculty within a public university seated in a region of enormous need and promise, the School is dedicated to education, research, and service that fosters progressive change at local, national, and global levels.

Goals

  1. The School will provide an excellent education to students and practitioners in the knowledge and skills needed for contemporary and evolving social work practice.
  2. The School will create and disseminate knowledge about individual, community, and organizational concerns; social issues; social policy; and practice interventions, within a tradition of multi-disciplinary and multi-professional research.
  3. The School will engage in service to the community, the profession, and society through collaboration and leadership.

Admissions

  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt TOEFL
  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt Resume
  • checkbox-alt Applicants can request admission interviews

Application Deadline

Deadlines for Fall 2020 MSW Program

Early Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020

Final Deadline: August 1, 2020

International & Non-Baccalaureate MSW Applicants

Early Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020

Final Deadline: March 1, 2020

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 800 Students

Inclusion

  • checkbox-alt Dedicated Diversity Office
  • checkbox-alt 28% Students of Color
  • checkbox-alt 45% Non Michigan Residents
  • checkbox-alt Class Profile: https://ssw.umich.edu/programs/msw/class-profile

Clubs & Associations

School of Social Work Student Organizations: https://ssw.umich.edu/studentorgs

Assist faculty with research projects: https://ssw.umich.edu/faculty

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $14,330
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $22,951

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Work-study Programs Available
  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt Numerous Funding Options: https://ssw.umich.edu/admissions/msw/financial-aid