Deadlines

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We look forward to reviewing your application and learning more about you.

Applying to the Mandel School is free. No application fees or GRE scores are required. We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds. Our holistic review process values your work and lived and leadership potential. Our minimum GPA for general admission is 2.7 or higher.

All applications are considered on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect an enrollment decision by email within three to four weeks after submitting their completed application.

Admitted students are expected to confirm their enrollment to the Mandel School by submitting a nonrefundable $200 deposit on or before the date noted in their letter of admission.


Social Work: On-Campus, including all Dual Degrees

All on-campus MSW and dual degree students begin the program in the fall semester.

Fall 2024 Application Deadlines

  • General admission and scholarship deadline: March 15th

Social Work: Weekend Program

All weekend MSW students begin the program in the fall semester.

Fall 2024 Application Deadlines

  • General admission and scholarship deadline: March 15th

Social Work: Online

Online MSW students may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semester.

  • Cohort: January 2024
    • Early decision application deadline: September 15, 2023
      • Priority deadline: October 13, 2023
      • Final application deadline: November 22, 2023
  • Cohort: April 2024
    • Early decision application deadline: January 12, 2024
      • Priority deadline: February 2, 2024
      • Final application deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Cohort: August 2024
    • Early decision application deadline: April 19, 2024
      • Priority deadline: May 17, 2024
      • Final application deadline: June 21, 2024

Master of Nonprofit Organizations

MNO students may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semester.

  • Spring deadline: December 1, 2023
  • Summer deadline: April 1, 2024
  • Fall deadline: July 1, 2024

PhD in Social Welfare

PhD students begin the program in the fall semester.

  • Deadline: December 1st, 2023


Certificate and Non-Degree Programs

Non-degree and post-master certificate students may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semester.

  • Spring deadline: December 1st
  • Summer deadline: April 1st
  • Fall deadline: July 1st