Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

  • Application Fee

  • Financial Aid Available


Degrees Offered

Master of Social Work

Our Program

Low student to faculty ratio, wide alumni network, opportunities for professional development, and more than 300 field placement opportunities.

Founded in 1915, the GSSWSR has from its inception embraced scholarship, practice, and collaboration within a broad construction of social work and social welfare. The GSSWSR prepares students to become effective social work practitioners, advocates for social and economic justice, and leaders in the social work profession. Students learn about work with individuals, families and groups, as well as social work with organizations and communities. Students learn a holistic approach to social work practice with an emphasis on the importance of diversity and inclusion. 


  • Application Fee



  • checkbox-altCertified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-altPersonal Statement
  • checkbox-alt3 Letters of Recommendation

Additional Requirements

Admissions Interview

Application Deadline

Early Action: December 15

International Applications: January 1

Regular Decision: April 15

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound200 Students
  • Female

    female75% Female
  • Male

    male25% Male

Clubs & Associations

  • CONNECT program for first-year M.S.S. students
  • Graduate Student Association
  • Students Services and Career Counseling


  • Current Alumni support network: 4,000+ members
  • % of students employed 3-6 months after graduation: 86%
  • Licensing Exam pass rate: 94% (75% of graduates took the exam)

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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  • checkbox-altApplication Fee Waivers Available