Apply to the Social Work Program

Are you ready to apply to UA Little Rock’s Social Work program? The School of Social Work graduates more social work students than any other social work program in Arkansas and is one of the fastest-growing programs at UA Little Rock.

Steps to Apply

Apply to the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program

Step 1: Apply to UA Little Rock. Transfer students and post-baccalaureate students must first apply for admission to the university.
Step 2: Apply to the BSW Program (application coming soon)

Application deadline: March 1


Apply to the Master of Social Work (MSW) Program

Step 1: Apply to the UA Little Rock Graduate School
Step 2: Submit your application to the Master of Social Work program

To complete the MSW application, you will need:

  • A copy of your unofficial transcript
  • Respond to MSW Personal Statement Questions within the application
  • Email addresses for three professional, volunteer, or academic references

Application Deadlines:

Spring Admission –  Oct. 1
Fall Admission – March 1


Apply to the Advanced Standing (Accelerated) Master of Social Work

This program is only available to students with a BSW within the last 5 years, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Step 1: Apply to the UA Little Rock Graduate School.
Step 2: Submit your application to the Master Social Work Advanced Standing program (application coming soon)

To complete the application, you will need:

  • A copy of your unofficial transcript
  • Current email address for your BSW field instructor for an in-depth field reference
  • Email addresses for two professional, volunteer, or academic references

Application Deadlines:

Full-time (Summer term) –  March 1
Part-time (Fall term) –  March 1