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University of Southern Maine

School of Social Work

Portland, ME

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Overview

University of Southern Maine / School of Social Work is located in Portland, ME, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
64
Accepted
38
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.22%
Black or African American 1.22%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.88%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.22%
Unknown 10.98%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Poverty and discrimination, aging, interpersonal violence, evaluation of interventions and effectiveness, child and adult mental health, social welfare history, diversity issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME  04103
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Fineran
Professor/Director
Email: sfineran@usm.maine.edu
Phone: 207-780-4227

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