Applying and Deadlines

THE MSW APPLICATION FOR 2020 IS NOW OPEN!

2020 Application Deadlines

Please Note: Once students are enrolled in the program, they are not able to switch tracks (ex: Traditional Track to Human Service Experience Track). If a student would like to switch tracks, this must be done during the application phase and prior to the application deadline. Students cannot transfer to another campus (ex: Charles River Campus to Online Campus) to switch tracks once enrolled in the program.

Charles River Campus (Boston):

  • Fall 2020 deadlines
    • Priority Deadline – January 10, 2020 (All Advanced Standing and International applicants must apply by this deadline)
    • Final Deadline – February 10, 2020

    Off-Campus Program (BU North-Bedford, Fall River & Cape Cod):

    • Fall 2020 deadlines
      • Priority Deadline – December 2, 2019 (100% fee waiver available upon request*)
      • Standard Deadline – March 16, 2020
      • Final Deadline – July 1, 2020
    • *To request a fee waiver, please email busswad@bu.edu at least one week prior to the application deadline

    Worcester Hybrid Program:

    • Fall 2020 deadlines
      • Priority Deadline – December 2, 2019 (100% fee waiver available upon request*)
      • Standard Deadline – March 16, 2020
      • Final Deadline – July 1, 2020
    • *To request a fee waiver, please email busswad@bu.edu at least one week prior to the application deadline

    Online:

    • Spring 2020 deadlines
      • Priority Deadline – October 11, 2019 (100% fee waiver available upon request*)
      • Final Deadline – November 15, 2019
    • *To request a fee waiver, please email busswad@bu.edu at least one week prior to the application deadline

    The online program accepts students three times a year. Students can apply to begin the online program in the Spring, Summer, or Fall semester. The application is only open for one semester at a time.

    Please note: Applicants may apply for only one campus per application cycle.