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 and dual degree students begin the program in the fall semester.

Fall 2023 Application Deadlines

  • Priority admission and scholarship deadline: Dec. 1
  • Admission and full-tuition scholarship consideration deadline: January 15th
  • General deadline: March 15th

Social Work: Intensive Weekend

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

Fall 2023 Application Deadlines

  • Priority admission and scholarship deadline: Dec. 1
  • Admission deadline: January 15th
  • General deadline: March 15th

Social Work: Online

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

  • Cohort: April 2023

    • Early decision application deadline: January 6, 2023
      • Priority deadline for financial consideration: February 3, 2023
      • Final application deadline: March 3, 2023
  • Cohort: August 2023
    • Priority deadline for financial consideration: May 19, 2023
    • Final application deadline: June 16, 2023

Master of Nonprofit Organizations

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

  • Spring deadline: extended to December 15th, 2022

  • Summer deadline: April 1st, 2023

  • Fall deadline: July 1st, 2023


PhD in Social Welfare

PhD students begin the program in the fall semester.

  • Deadline: December 1st, 2022


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, 2022
  • Summer deadline: April 1st, 2023
  • Fall deadline: July 1st, 2023