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Social Work

Rhode Island College

12 months
898 USD/credit 26940 USD/year
898 USD/credit 26940 USD/year
462 USD/credit 13860 USD/year
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The School of Social Work at Rhode Island College is a center of excellence for lifelong learning in social work and human services in Rhode Island and southeastern New England.

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Graduates of the Social Work program will:

  • Engage in advanced-level social work practice that is informed by the best available evidence
  • Understand the impacts of culture, oppression, and human diversity in a multi-cultural society.
  • Apply social work  at Rhode Island College ethical principles to guide their professional practice.
  • Advance social and economic well-being and deliver effective social work services through policy practice.
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment to work with individuals, groups, families, organizations, and communities.
  • Identify as professional social workers and conduct themselves accordingly.


The M.S.W. program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Behavior, Diversity, and Oppression I
  • Generalist Foundation and Skills: Policy and Organizing I
  • Human Behavior, Diversity, and Oppression II
  • Generalist Foundation and Skills: Direct Practice II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • TOEFL minimum score of 81 web-based (213 computer-based or 550 written) or IELTS minimum score of 6.5. See appendix for English language proficiency testing services.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) academic records with a certified course-by-course evaluation and English translation from an approved agency (NACES or AICE). See appendix for a partial list of approved agencies.
  • At least three professional reference letters and a personal resume.
  • Some programs require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test. Check the individual graduate program for specific requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 898 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 898 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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