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Grand Valley State University

School of Social Work

Allendale, MI

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Overview

Grand Valley State University / School of Social Work is located in Allendale, MI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 151
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Field education

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

191
Applied
177
Accepted
101
Enrolled
93%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline March 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, current resume, 2- to 3-page essay about life experiences that have led to interest in administrative practice in social agency, 2-page essay on how pursuing MSW will help achieve educational and professional career goals

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$39,060
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

306
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.21%
Black or African American 9.48%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.31%
Asian 1.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 18
Male (12)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Drug addiction, aging, management, effectiveness of therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401-9403
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Berlin
Chair
Email: berlins@gvsu.edu
Phone: 616-331-6556
Fax: 616-331-6570

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