Admission to the MSW Program

The University of Arkansas School of Social Work seeks to admit candidates to its graduate program who demonstrate personal and professional readiness to pursue graduate education in social work and to make significant contributions to the profession. The School welcomes applications from all persons regardless of age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, immigration status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.

In pursuit of a dynamic student body, the following areas are given particular consideration in admission: motivation to work in the human services field, academic potential, personal effectiveness, capacity for sustained effort, communication skills, and contribution to a diverse student body.

All applicants must apply to both the Graduate School at the University of Arkansas and the School of Social Work. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor the application process and ensure that all required application materials have been received by the appropriate parties. 


Applying to the MSW Program