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School of Social Work

One of the largest schools of its kind in the country, the School of Social Work has a distinguished record of instruction, research, and public service. The school offers undergraduate and graduate professional degree programs; holds classes on three Rutgers campuses, as well as at off-campus locations; and offers extensive nondegree courses for professionals in the field. Stressing the importance of experiential placements in all its educational options, the school affiliates with more than 800 social service agencies throughout the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area for student fieldwork and outreach programs.

At a Glance

Students: 1,459 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 158 (full-time and part-time)
Office of the Dean: 536 George Street, College Avenue Campus

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Work (Awarded through the School of Arts and Sciences)
  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Awarded through the Graduate School–New Brunswick)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (D.S.W.)