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Social Work, BSW

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (ARWU) Chicago, IL, United States
Loyola's social work program offers a unique blend of professional and experienced faculty, an excellent social work curriculum with a strong liberal arts base, and a wide range of opportunities for fieldwork and practical experience
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Overview

Loyola University Chicago's School of Social Work introduces students to the dynamic, changing, and challenging profession of social work.

Social workers help people of all ages and varying social and economic backgrounds in many settings, including child and family agencies, programs for the mentally ill, programs for the developmentally and physically disabled, vocational rehabilitation and employment counseling, the criminal justice system, community centers, the child welfare system, hospitals, day care and schools.

Program benefits
  • Prepare for a career in social services, including child welfare, community mental health, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, developmental disabilities.
  • Earn real-world experience and professional connections through curriculum-based fieldwork.
  • Graduate from an established, accredited BSW program with a 100-year history of excellence in social work education.
  • Take advantage of student loans, scholarships, and career assistanceresources available at Loyola

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Social Welfare and Social Work
  • Social Work with Individuals and Families
  • Social Work Groups
  • Human Behavior Social Environment
  • Policies and Strategies of Community Intervention
  • Social Work Practice
  • Integrative Practice Seminar
  • Ethnicity, Race and Culture
  • Methods of Social Work
  • Human Behavior Social Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Submit your online application
  • Ask your high school to send us your official transcript
  • Arrange to have your SAT or ACT scores sent to us
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  • Submit your standardized test scores
  •  If applicable, submit official information about transfer credit or AP/IB credit to Loyola electronically
  • Upon admission, pay your enrollment deposit by May 1 to reserve a place in the class.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21360 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21360 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21360 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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