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SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

AT A GLANCE

#1 #3

IN THE WORLD

EDDIE UEHARA, DEAN

among schools of social work

At the UW School of Social Work, impact is our

2017 CENTER FOR WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

North Star. We are using the expertise developed through decades of innovation to solve the most

IN THE NATION

pressing social issues of our time. The measure of

among advanced social work programs

our success is the lasting improvement we bring to communities living at the intersection of poverty

2017 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

and inequality. To that end, we are transforming how we educate

DEGREES

our students, research social interventions, and engage community partners.

• Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare (BASW)

We embrace diversity, lead the field in cutting-edge research, and prepare

• Master of Social Work (MSW)

and just society.

• Doctor of Philosophy in Social Welfare (PhD)

ADMISSIONS Tel: 206.543.5676 Email: sswinfo@uw.edu

CONTACT/VISIT UW SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK Box 354900 4101 15th Avenue NE Seattle, WA 98195-4900 Tel: 206.543.5640

socialwork.uw.edu

passionate students to lead as social innovators who create a more equitable

A HUB OF INNOVATION The UW is consistently ranked among the most innovative universities in the world, and the School of Social Work is an important part of its ecosystem of innovation and collective commitment to global health and social welfare. Seattle is home to world-class technology talent, pioneering scientific and medical institutions, and a vibrant philanthropic and nonprofit sector.

648

Students enrolled

$5 Nearly

million in student support awarded annually


59

Full-time faculty members

9

UW Distinguished Teaching Award recipients

10

Fellows, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

47%

Students of color

39%

Graduates serve in leadership positions

EMBRACING DIVERSITY Our social work students are smart, dedicated, and passionate about social change—and they are diverse. Almost half are students of color, making us one of the most diverse UW professional schools. Real-world field experience and first-rate academic programs prepare our students to become social entrepreneurs who take risks, innovate, and adapt to a rapidly changing social landscape.

LEADING THE FIELD Our diverse, world-class faculty create an exciting and empowered space for learning, research, and service. Their deep commitment to academic innovation has resulted in top-ranked programs and field education opportunities that build professional expertise, hone investigative skills, and foster the ability to lead and serve in a multicultural world.

ACCELERATING SOCIAL CHANGE Among schools of social work, we rank among the top in the nation in research funding and faculty publications. Our research and innovation centers are widely recognized for their contributions to social work scholarship and the rich opportunities they provide to students at all degree levels to learn from cutting-edge science that accelerates social change.

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTERS

MILLION IN TRAINING AND RESEARCH FUNDING (FY2017)

2018 UW School of Social Work Fact Sheet  
2018 UW School of Social Work Fact Sheet  

UW School of Social Work is a recognized leader in solving the most demanding social issues of our day through rigorous research, academic i...