School of Social Work Guarantee

Pitt School of Social Work Ties for 10th in Latest U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings.

  • Indicate Pre-Social Work on admissions application.
  • Earn a 3.5 grade point average in high school with a 1270 SAT (combined Critical Reading and Math) or 26 ACT Composite score.
  • More information about the School of Social Work.

Students have two options

Option1
  • Complete the requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) in the School of Social Work with a 3.5 or higher quality point average (QPA). The BASW program is an upper division program beginning in the junior year offered at the Pittsburgh campus only.
  • Complete the BASW program with an overall 3.0 QPA.
  • Complete the application to the Masters of Social Work program.
Option 2
  • Complete your undergraduate degree at a regional campus with a minimum of a 3.0 QPA
  • Have completed no less than 30 credits in both liberal arts and social sciences and a 3-credit course in statistics.
  • Complete the application to the Masters of Social Work program.

International students are not eligible for this guarantee.