MSW On Campus

Social Work

The University of Texas at Arlington

24 months
23486 USD/year
23486 USD/year
11044 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Work Program at The University of Texas at Arlington prepares students to practice effectively and ethically with the full range of social systems, emphasizing evidence-informed practice, a strengths approach, diversity, social justice, empowerment, and a critical thinking perspective.


The Social Work program at The University of Texas at Arlington prepares students who understand the global and organizational contexts of social work practice and who are prepared to assume the responsibility for leadership positions, as well as engaging in life long-learning.

Upon graduation from the MSW Program, students will demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in their chosen concentration and specialty across in each of the nine Competencies developed by the Council on Social Work Education, as indicated below.


  • In the MSW program students prepare for advanced level positions with specializations in either direct clinical practice with families and children, mental health and substance abuse, aging, or health, or in community and administrative practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of social issues
  • Topics in women's and gender studies
  • Diverse populations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


61 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or its equivalent, with a satisfactory GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Submission of three letters of reference indicating professional or academic promise.
  • Submission of narrative essay of three double-spaced pages or less that responds to the following prompt: Social work practice is often classified as either micro or macro.  Explain what is meant by micro practice and macro practice, and why addressing both micro and macro issues is essential to effective social work practice.  Use three outside sources to support your statement and include complete citations for each.
  • Submission of GRE test scores.
  • For applicants whose native language is not English:  Submission of satisfactory scores on the TOEFL or the TSE 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11044 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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