Admission

Applying to MSW@Denver

Our online MSW program prepares students to transform lives and become powerful social change makers in their communities. We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and educational experiences, and we encourage those with and without related experience to apply. If you’re ready to begin your social work journey, start the application process today.

Start Dates and Deadlines

You can start the MSW@Denver program at four convenient times throughout the year: January, March, June or September. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. 

March 2023

DeadlineDate
Early Priority Deadline
December 9, 2022
Priority Deadline
January 6, 2023
Final Deadline
January 27, 2023
Classes Start
March 2023

Why Apply by the Priority Deadline?

  • Receive a waiver for the $65 application fee.
  • Prepare for your future by receiving an earlier admission decision.
  • Gain more time to focus on your finances by seeking scholarships and identifying options for funding your degree.

Admission Criteria

Online MSW

In order to be considered for admission to the Online MSW Program: MSW@Denver, you must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university other than a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW).
    • Those with a BSW are only eligible to enroll in the online advanced standing program.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. (A 3.0 GPA is preferred, however, if your GPA is lower than 3.0, the admission committee is likely to look at your last 60 or 90 undergraduate credits.)

Online Advanced-Standing MSW

In order to be considered for admission to the Online Advanced-Standing MSW Program: MSW@Denver, you must:

  • Hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from a regionally accredited college or university at any point in time.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. (A 3.0 GPA is preferred, however, if your GPA is lower than 3.0, the admission committee is likely to look at your last 60 or 90 undergraduate credits.)

View a full list of application requirements.

Request information to learn more about MSW@Denver or contact Admission at +1-855-219-5995.

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Visit our main website to learn more about the application process for our on campus MSW programs in Denver, Durango and Glenwood Springs.