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GSSWGraduate School of Social Work

Applying to Denver Campus Program

Application dEADLINES

Application deadlines for the 2019 Advanced Standing and Two-Year Denver Campus MSW programs are listed below.

Denver Campus Advanced Standing Program:

  1. Early Deadline: December 15, 2018 – if you complete your application by December 15, we will waive the $65 application fee. You will receive your admission decision by February 1, 2019.
  2. Regular Deadline: January 15, 2019 – if you complete your application by January 15, you will receive your admission decision by March 1, 2019.
  3. January 16, 2019 through June 1, 2019 – if you complete your application after January 15, your application will be considered if space is available.
    We will not accept applications for the 2019 Advanced Standing Denver Campus MSW program after June 1, 2019.

Denver Campus Two-Year Program:

  1. Early Deadline: December 15, 2018 – if you complete your application by December 15, we will waive the $65 application fee. You will receive your admission decision by February 1, 2019.
  2. Regular Deadline: January 15, 2019 –if you complete your application by January 15, you will receive your admission decision by March 1, 2019.
  3. January 16, 2019 through August 1, 2019 – if you complete your application after January 15, your application will be considered if space is available.
    We will not accept applications for the 2019 Two-Year Denver Campus MSW program after August 1, 2019

Entry dates

  • Two-year students begin the MSW program in fall quarter.
  • Advanced standing students begin the MSW program in early July. The advanced standing program is available only to applicants with a baccalaureate degree in social work from a college or university whose social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) at the time the degree is conferred.

How to apply

The application for the Denver Campus MSW program is now available; apply now.

View our application instructions

To apply, you must submit an application online. A completed MSW application includes:

  • the Master of Social Work Application (submitted online)
  • the Career Goals Statement
  • an Experience Summary (submitted online)
  • an official transcript from each college or university previously attended (Official paper transcripts must be mailed to the GSSW Office of Admission.)
  • two written recommendations
    • You'll need reference names and valid email addresses during the online application process.
    • Recommenders will be emailed the appropriate form and detailed instructions on how to submit their recommendation electronically.
  • a résumé (submitted online)
  • a $65 application fee (submitted online or mailed separately)

Please note that GRE scores are not required as part of our MSW admission process.

International students who wish to apply to the MSW program also must submit additional items listed on our international student page.