Application Information

    Thank you for your interest in applying to the Columbia School of Social Work.

    Our application deadlines are below:

    Master's Program:

    • Fall 2020 Final Deadline: February 15, 2020 (Note: We are no longer accepting Two-Year, Five-Term International, Advanced Standing, or Transfer applications for fall 2020.The application deadline for Reduced Residency and the Extended Program is July 1, 2020.)

    Doctoral Program:

    • Fall 2020: December 15, 2019

    We invite you to learn more about the MSW program at the Columbia School of Social Work.

    • On-Campus and Virtual Information Sessions: Meet with our admissions staff and current students at an information session that covers all the details of our MSW program options and provides information regarding our curriculum, faculty, application process, student life, and more. To register for an info session or virtual event, sign up here.
    • Drop In for a One-on-One Chat: Visit the Admissions Office to speak with an admissions counselor. To register for a drop-in appointment, sign up here.
    • CSSW On The Road: Consult our Off-Campus Events page, as we may be in a city near you soon.

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    First-time users:

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    About CSSW

    Columbia School of Social Work has been a leader in social work education and research since 1898. It joins rigorous academic theory with real-world practice to enhance the welfare of citizens and communities in New York City, the nation and around the world.

    Columbia School of Social Work
    1255 Amsterdam Avenue
    New York, NY
    T: 212-851-2400
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