Master of Social Work

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Acceptance Rate 307 Applied 279 Accepted 194 Enrolled 91%

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Exam Details
Masters Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, social work related experience, 3 letters of recommendation, student-issued transcripts from all previously attended schools regardless of degree status
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (Quantitative and Verbal)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Masters degree in social work or related field, minimum GPA of 3.5, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, completion of a statistics course with minimum B grade

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 17
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans Tuition waivers for student who do not receive fellowships or assistantships Federal Work-Study Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

325 Total Graduate Students 1% International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 11.38%
Black or African American 8.92%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.62%
Asian 1.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.08%
Unknown 0.31%


Male (11%) Female (88%)


Focus of faculty research: Poverty, child welfare, childrens mental health, aging and long-term care, families and connections
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 6,773,348

Location & Contact

Address Room 108, Twente Hall 1545 Lilac Lane Lawrence, KS 66045 United States Update my info Your submission to School of Social Welfare has been sent. Larger Map

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How hard are MSW programs to get into?

The entry requirements for a Masters in Social Work (MSW) are lower than those for most graduate degree programs. Alternatively, one might think of social work program admissions as being higher quality, more inclusive, and all-encompassing.

What is KU acceptance rate?

The acceptance rate at University of Kansas is 93. 4%. In other words, 93 out of the 100 applicants are accepted. This means the school is a nearly open admissions school. The majority of the time, you only need to submit an application to get in because they accept nearly all students.

Is University of Kansas hard to get into?

83 years running. The only program in the state that offers undergraduate through doctoral degree preparation in social work is the KU School of Social Welfare, which has been in existence for the longest time and is accredited.

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