SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
AT A GLANCE
IN THE WORLD
EDDIE UEHARA, DEAN
among schools of social work
At the UW School of Social Work, impact is our
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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
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and inequality. To that end, we are transforming how we educate
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
million in student support awarded annually
Full-time faculty members
UW Distinguished Teaching Award recipients
Fellows, American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Students of color
Graduates serve in leadership positions
EMBRACING DIVERSITY Our social work students are smart, dedicated, and passionate about social changeâ€”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.
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTERS
MILLION IN TRAINING AND RESEARCH FUNDING (FY2017)
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UW School of Social Work is a recognized leader in solving the most demanding social issues of our day through rigorous research, academic i...