Dates & Deadlines

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

Applying to the Mandel School is free. There is no application fee!

All applications are considered on a rolling basis. Applicants should expect an enrollment decision via email within six to eight weeks after submitting their completed application.

Admitted students are expected to confirm their enrollment to the Mandel School by submitting a nonrefundable $100 deposit no later than 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.

  • Early decision deadline: Dec. 15
  • Priority deadline: Feb. 1
  • General deadline: April 15

Social work: Intensive Weekend

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

  • Priority deadline: February 1
  • General deadline: April 15

Social work: Online

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

  • Spring deadline: Nov. 2
  • Summer deadline: March 1
  • Fall deadline: June 28

Master of Nonprofit Organizations

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

  • Fall deadline: July 6
  • Spring deadline: Dec. 1
  • Summer deadline: April 6

PhD in Social Welfare

PhD students begin the program in the fall semester.

  • Deadline: Dec. 1