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University of Denver

Graduate School of Social Work

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Graduate School of Social Work is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Animal-assisted social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work
(Certificate) Social work with Latinos/as
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work
(Certificate) Couples and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 278
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 55

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

919
Applied
722
Accepted
302
Enrolled
79%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 20 undergraduate semester hours in the arts and humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and biological sciences
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in social work or in one of the social sciences with substantial professional experience in the social work field; two years of post-master's practice experience (preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 587
TOEFL IBT score: 95

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 Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

522
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 3.64%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.34%
Asian 2.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.64%
Unknown 1.92%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

143
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 103
Male (28)
Female (115)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging, youth, community, mental health, families
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2148 South High Street
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Amanda Moore McBride
Dean
Phone: 303-871-2203
Fax: 303-871-2845

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