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University of Washington, Tacoma

Program in Social Work

Tacoma, WA

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Overview

University of Washington, Tacoma / Program in Social Work is located in Tacoma, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW) Advanced integrative practice
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Completion of all 75 required credits with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, 2.7 in each course; degree completion within 6 years

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

178
Applied
63
Accepted
42
Enrolled
35%

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 March 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline June 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited institution, minimum GPA of 3.0 on most recent 90 quarter credit hours or 60 semester hours, resume, social service experience form, two essay question responses, criminal/conviction history and background check clearance, three letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 70

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

129
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.08%
Black or African American 12.4%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.78%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.1%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 8
Male (6)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Domestic violence and prevention, LGBT issues, gerontological social work, transnational social work, child welfare-mental health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA  98402-3100
United States
Contact Dr. Rich Furman
Director
Email: tsocial@u.washington.edu
Phone: 253-692-5820
Fax: 253-692-5825