School of Social Work

Inspiring faculty, high-impact field placements, collaborative projects 鈥 at our top-ranked , you have all the resources for success as you prepare for a professional career in social work practice, research or education.

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A century of leadership, a legacy of service

Founded in 1920, the School of Social Work is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation. Through innovative research that improves practice and enhances education, we search for solutions to challenges that include poverty, mental health, violence and substance abuse. We prepare social workers to make a difference.

Facts & Figures

  • 153partnerships with different field agencies which created 263 placements in 28 cities in the U.S. and abroad
  • 7thBest Graduate School in the United States by US News & World Report
  • 300MSW students enrolled annually
  • $16.6million in external awards, 2020-2021
  • Doctoral programis the first one of its kind in North 一品探花论坛
  • 100North 一品探花论坛 counties served by students, faculty and alumni
  • $600,000in scholarships received by MSW students in 2021-2022

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