Equity. Innovation. Transformation.

At the Forefront of Innovative Change
in student aid +
93% employment rate within 6 months
paths of study and
field placements +
a student mentoring program
social work school in the nation and
#1 in Ohio
world-class faculty with a
22 average faculty h-index
in funding at
9 research and training centers
Equitable Community Engagement

The Mandel School is home to nine research and training centers, including three Centers of Excellence, and First Year Cleveland, a transformative community movement dedicated to reversing infant and mother mortality. Our reach is local, national and international.

We foster equitable research and training collaborations and provide opportunities for students to participate in all aspects of the research process.

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation awards $5 million to support scholarships

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has awarded an extraordinary $5 million gift to the Mandel School to support scholarships and assist more gifted students who are committed to supporting equity, innovation and transformation.

Read about the gift.

And for Ohio residents, the state-funded $1.4 million Great Minds Fellowship offers up to $10,000 in additional financial support to MSW students pursuing roles in substance abuse and mental health treatment.