Master of Social Work (MSW)
How to Apply
Applicants to the MSW Program at Saint Louis University must apply on the Graduate Education Degree and Certificate Programs website and select Master of Social Work (MSW).
Supporting application documents should be sent to:
Office of Graduate Admission
Saint Louis University
DuBourg Hall, Room 150
St. Louis, MO 63103
Application Form and Fee
3 Confidential Reference Letters*
*Minimum of two academic references and one professional reference. Academic: Professor who taught you in a course. Professional: Supervisors from social work employment, volunteer experience, or related field.
To learn more about application requirements, click here.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
- 24 credit hours in the liberal arts as a pre-requisite for admission, including a range of courses in the following areas: the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, history, English, literature, philosophy, theology and fine arts
Note: The Admissions Committee considers several factors to determine a candidate's
eligibility: academic achievement, strength of the undergraduate program, application
information, personal statement, work experience, any graduate degrees earned,
motivation, leadership and service. The undergraduate GPA is weighted with other
criteria in the admissions process.
If you'd like more information about SLU's MSW program, fill out our information request form to contact our office of admission.
Applications are now being accepted for the fall and spring semesters, If you're ready to get started, apply now.