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Social Work, BSW

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Chicago, IL, United States
Loyola University Chicago'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 Work 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
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • 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:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Online application: This is where you can tell us more about your extracurricular activities. Fill out the co-curricular section or upload a resume to your file after you submit the application.
  • Official secondary and high school transcripts: Send us the official high school transcript from each school you have attended. If necessary, please provide an English translation. 
  • Scores for merit scholarship consideration: You can decide to submit more than one set of scores, but for scholarship consideration, SAT or ACT must be submitted.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor: Through our online application, you can e-mail a request for the letter, or you can download a Counselor Recommendation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22750 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22750 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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