Welcome to the University of Washington School of Social Work community – we are so glad you are here!

Please select your program below to start your new student on boarding process and find answers to our most commonly asked questions. 

Students across the street from the SSW building


The Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare (BASW) program prepares students to become informed and effective social change agents, equipped with hands-on experience to enter the profession.


Our Master of Social Work (MSW) program is designed to prepare students to innovate, lead and practice in a multicultural world facing complex social challenges.