Admissions

Coming in October: Applications for Fall 2022 Admissions. Please check back!

BSW Application Requirements:

  • Applicants must complete a total of 57 undergraduate credits that include program pre-requisite courses (listed here) with a C or better, preferable B or better.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA 
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay

 
MSW & Advanced Standing Application Requirements:
 

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 2.5  GPA (3.0 GPA for Advanced Standing applicants)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Practicum Evaluation Form (for Advanced Standing applicants ONLY; located in the Application)
  • The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for admission


    NOTE TO MSW APPLICANTS:
  • Please do not send transcripts to the Graduate School.  Applicants must upload transcripts to their application.  Any official transcripts or e-transcripts sent to the Graduate School may cause delay in application decision and/or admission processing.
  • There are no pre-requisite courses required for the MSW program. Students can leave the "Course Input" section blank on the application.


    *FOR MORE INFORMATION on application details, dates and deadlines and frequently asked questions, visit the Health Sciences Office of Student Services Admissions page: https://www.stonybrook.edu/graduate-admissions/

     


43 percent of applicants to the MSW program are accepted; 45 percent are accepted to the BSW program. 95 percent of enrolled MSW students and 98 percent of enrolled BSW students complete the requirements for the degree. A survey of MSW graduates indicated that 90 percent of those responding to the questionnaire were employed in social work and 85 percent had obtained employment within three months of graduation.

For questions, please send an email to: ssw_admissions@stonybrook.edu or call L'Oreal Ellington, Admissions Coordinator: 631-444-3141