Equity. Innovation. Transformation.

Top 10 Reasons to Join Our Community of Change Leaders
Students and professionals conversing in a hallway

1,000 practicum options
Students select all of their own placements in field organizations located across Northeast Ohio and throughout the United States

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
school of social work in the U.S. 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.

Ohio students can earn an additional $10K toward tuition

The state-funded $1.4 million Great Minds Fellowship offers up to $10,000 in additional financial support to Mandel School MSW students pursuing roles in substance abuse and mental health treatment.