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Application & Deadlines

The application for all MSW degree programs consists of:

  • The completed online application
  • A statement of purpose
  • Transcripts from all college and universities attended
  • Three letters of reference
  • Resume

Please note that the application requirements for some degree programs may require additional items. A $60 nonrefundable application fee must accompany the completed application and is not credited toward tuition. Please see our policy regarding application fee waivers on our FAQ page.

We encourage you to upload your transcripts with your application; but, if you can't, official transcripts may be mailed or dropped off at:

New York University
Silver School of Social Work
Admissions and Enrollment Services Office
1 Washington Square North
New York, NY 10003-6654

Spring 2019

MSW Program Complete Application Decision Date
16-Month Accelerated*
Friday, October 5, 2018 On or before November 16, 2018
16-Month Accelerated Friday, November 2, 2018 On or before December 14, 2018
Extended One-Year Residence* Friday, October 5, 2018 On or before November 16, 2018
Extended One-Year Residence Friday, November 2, 2018 On or before December 14, 2018
Extended* Friday, October 5, 2018 On or before November 16, 2018
Extended Friday, November 2, 2018
On or before December 14, 2018
Non-matriculated Student Friday, December 7, 2018 Rolling
* First deadline is highly recommended.  

Summer 2019**

MSW Program Complete Application Decision Date
Extended One-Year Residence Friday, March 22, 2019 Rolling  
Extended   Friday, March 22, 2019 Rolling
Non-matriculated Student
Friday, April 19, 2019 Rolling  
**Summer admission is for the Rockland and Westchester County Campuses only.  

Fall 2019

MSW Program Complete Application Decision Date
Two-Year* Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
Two-Year Friday, February 15, 2019 On or before March 22, 2019
Two-Year Friday, March 15, 2019 On or before April 26, 2019
Advanced Standing* Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
Advanced Standing Friday, February 15, 2019 On or before March 22, 2019
Advanced Standing   Friday, March 15, 2019 On or before April 26, 2019
Transfer^
Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
Transfer^ Friday, February 15, 2019 On or before March 22, 2019
Transfer^   Friday, March 15, 2019 On or before April 26, 2019
Extended One-Year Residence* Friday, May 31, 2019 On or before July 12, 2019
Extended One-Year Residence Friday, June 28, 2019 On or before August 9, 2019
Extended* Friday, May 31, 2019 On or before July 12, 2019
Extended   Friday, June 28, 2019 On or before August 9, 2019
32-Month Program for Working Professionals^^ Friday, Januar 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
Non-matriculated Student Friday, August 2, 2019 Rolling  
Dual Degree Programs^*    
MPH NYU College of Public Health Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
Executive MPA Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service
Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
MA Child Development at Sarah Lawrence College
Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019
JD NYU School of Law
Friday, January 11, 2019 On or before February 22, 2019

 

* First deadline is highly recommended for all applicants especially international.  

^ Evaluation process for Transfer students requires additional time so the first deadline is highly recommended.

^^ Due to the limited number of seats the deadline is firm and then on case basis as space permits.

^* Please note that each school requires a separate application. We recommend that dual degree candidates adhere to the first deadline for the MSW program and inquire with the secondary school for their deadlines.

Applications submitted after the deadlines will be reviewed on a space available basis.

APPLY NOW - FALL 2018

STILL ACCEPTING FALL 2018 APPLICATIONS

For the Part-time Extended, Extended OYR, and Non-Matriculated programs

APPLY NOW - SPRING 2019

ACCEPTING SPRING 2019 APPLICATIONS

Non-Matriculating Student Option:

An exploratory option for people interested in the field of social work but who have not been admitted to the MSW degree program; people who are returning to school after an extended absence; people trying out classes at NYU Silver; and people looking to hone their skills. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited undergraduate school.

The application for the non-matriculating student option consists of:

  • The completed online application
  • Official transcript confirming receipt of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • One letter of reference
  • Resume

A $60 nonrefundable application fee must accompany the completed application and is not credited toward tuition. Non-matriculating applicants are not eligible for University, state, or federal financial aid and limited scholarship.

We encourage you to upload your transcripts with your application; but, if you can't, official transcripts may be mailed or dropped off at:

New York University
Silver School of Social Work
Admissions and Enrollment Services Office
1 Washington Square North
New York, NY 10003-6654

 

Non-Matriculated Deadline

Admission Into

Friday, August 3, 2018 Fall 2018
Friday, December 7, 2018 Spring 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Summer 2019*
Friday, August 2, 2019
Fall 2019
*Summer admission is for the Rockland and Westchester County campuses.