FALL 2016 MSW ADMISSIONS: Upcoming Dates and Deadlines
MSW Admission FAQ's- Please read carefully!
MSW Program Admissions Application Information
Please note: The MSW Program application process involves a two-step process of submitting applications to both SFSU Graduate Studies and the School of Social Work:
- Apply to SFSU through CSU Mentor (Graduate Studies) (csumentor.edu)
- Take GRE Analytical Writing Measure before December 30, 2015 (https://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare/analytical_writing/GRE SCORES must be received by January 15,2016.
- Apply to the MSW Program
Upon completion of the CSU Mentor application, the applicant should complete the MSW Program Application (located at the bottom of this page). Do not submit the MSW Program Application until you have received your SFSU Student ID number, which will be emailed to you following submission of the CSU Mentor application. Incomplete or late applications and supporting documents will not be accepted.
Admissions to SFSU through CSU Mentor begins – Thursday, October 1, 2015. For detailed information go to SFSU Graduate Studies: http://grad.sfsu.edu/content/prospective/domestic/domestic-application-submission
CSU Mentor Admission Deadline – Tuesday, December 1, 2015, before 11:59PM.
Deadline to submit a completed MSW Application and all other required supplemental supporting documents: Tuesday, December 15, 2015, postmarked before 11:59PM.
A complete packet consists of: completed MSW Application; three original Recommendation Forms; and Verification Letter(s) of Employment/Volunteer Work for each experience listed. Recommendation and Verification Forms must be submitted in separate envelopes, sealed and signed across the envelope flap by the recommender. The complete packet must be submitted and postmarked by the above due date to:
School of Social Work
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS 227
San Francisco, CA 94132
Hand delivered document packets to the School must be received before 4:00 pm on Tuesday,December 15, 2015. Do not slip envelopes containing these documents under the School of Social Work office door (HSS 227) as they will not be accepted.
Deadline to submit Child Welfare Title IV–E Application- Tuesday, December 15, 2015 postmarked before 11:59PM.
After you have completed the CSU Mentor application to San Francisco State University, please complete the School of Social Work Application and Supporting Documents:
If you applied for admission to the MSW program for Fall 2015 and would like to reactivate your application for Fall 2016, please complete the following form:
Summer 2015 PPSC Post–MSW application deadline - Monday, April 6, 2015