PhD and MSW/PhD Application Process

Our application process is completely electronic. All documents should be submitted through the application portal.

Application Prerequisites

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PhD Prerequisites

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited institution or international equivalent
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

Application Process

All application components (including recommendations) must be received by the deadline in order to be considered.

In addition to all the above, MSW/PhD students must ALSO upload:


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Felony Disclosure

If you have a previous felony or criminal conviction, please read our felony disclosure statement before applying. 

Optional Schomburg Statement

Domestic students will also have the chance to upload an optional statement to be considered for additional funding through the Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship.