...because people deserve lives with dignity™
Subscribe to Department News
Social Welfare Events
Sep 05
PhD Brown Bag
12:00 pm
Sep 05
Freda Herrington's Retirement Reception
03:30 pm
Sep 15
Fall tuition and fees due
12:00 am
View events: Upcoming
Welcome new students. Try to stay cool out there on move-in day.
Hawk Week 2014 Events | School of Social Welfare
August 21 - September 1, 2014 Hawk Week is the official welcome week at the University of Kansas. It is designed to help students: Discover everything that KU has to offer, Engage with and build connections to faculty, staff and fellow students, and Belong to your new campus community.

Social Welfare PhD Promotional Video The goal of the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare doctoral program is to prepare students to become leaders nationally and internationally in advancing social work practice and policy through research, teaching, and scholarship. Our students graduate from the program with the critical knowledge and skills they need to become innovative stewards of the discipline who generate and disseminate knowledge as researchers, scholars and educators.

Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
  • $260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times