originally founded as part of BU School of Religious and Social Work
ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report out of 262 graduate social work schools (2019)
global alumni network
degree candidates (2019)
Our mission is to develop dynamic and diverse social work practitioners, leaders, and scholars through rigorous teaching, innovative research, and transformative community engagement.Learn more
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Since day one, committed to advancing equity and inclusion.
Meet the Dean
A nationally recognized expert on substance use disorders and ethnic health disparities, Dean Jorge Delva is an innovator in both education and practice.