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Aurora University

School of Social Work

Aurora, IL

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Overview

Aurora University / School of Social Work is located in Aurora, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 379
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Field instruction
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

602
Applied
590
Accepted
227
Enrolled
98%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported June 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSW from CSWE-accredited school; minimum GPA of 3.0; at least 3 years of post-MSW social work experience; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample in the area of clinical social work; personal interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$36,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

942
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.27%
Black or African American 15.61%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 1.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.65%
Unknown 4.03%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

89
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 72
Male (14)
Female (75)

Location & Contact

Address 347 South Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL  60506-4892
United States
Contact Dr. Brenda Barnwell
Dean, School of Social Work
Email: mckenzie@aurora.edu
Phone: 630-947-8933