Bachelor's of Social Work (BSW)
First-year students enter the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and complete three semesters for work (at least 36 credit hours) before applying to the BSW Program
- Completion of at least 36 hours of course work, including Math 101 and English composition I and II.
- A GPA of 2.5 or above
- Submission of completed application form, including personal statement, resume, and three recommendation forms.
Application deadline for KU, 2+2, and transfer students.
Application deadline for 2+2 and transfer students only.
How to Apply
Students are admitted for fall semester only. Applications deadlines for review are February 1st. Transfer Students may submit by June 1st .
- If you are not a current KU student (Transfer or 2+2) you
first need to apply to KU and indicate Social Welfare as your
Students can apply online to KU through the Office of Admissions and Scholarships at http://www.admissions.ku.edu/apply/. International students may apply at http://www.iss.ku.edu/admissions/index.shtml.
- Submit a BSW application, print off and get references, apply for Change of School (if applicable)