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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / School of Social Work is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Public Health/Master of Social Work (MSPH/MSW)
Master of Healthcare Administration/Master of City and Regional Planning (MHA/MCRP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 106
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

437
Applied
225
Accepted
152
Enrolled
51%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

354
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.39%
Black or African American 11.02%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.41%
Asian 2.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 25
Male (25)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School success, risk and resiliency, welfare reform, aging, substance abuse
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,267,252

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Jack Richman
Phone: 919-962-2211

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