Admissions Advising and Info Sessions

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The School of Social Welfare Admissions Office guides prospective graduate applicants with online resources, individual admissions advising, group presentations, and recruitment events. Find out more about Berkeley Social Welfare’s admission requirements and application process!

Admissions Inquiries and Advising Appointments

For admissions information inquiries, please contact Berkeley Social Welfare Admissions by email to:

Graduate admissions advising and information sessions will resume in late May or early June 2023, for applications to Social Welfare degree program for Fall 2024. Please check back here for updates.

Watch a Fall 2022 Admission Information Session here!

MSW Admissions Information Sessions


Graduate Recruiting Events

Come meet Berkeley Social Welfare admissions representatives and learn more about our programs at the below event!


PhD and Concurrent Degree Program Admissions Advising

Due to the individualized complexity of these programs, we are available to connect one-on-one with applicants considering the PhD, Combined MSW/PhD, or any of the Concurrent Degree program options. To schedule an appointment, please e-mail

At Berkeley Social Welfare, we value diversity in all of its forms. We welcome all interested applicants, particularly those who identify as underrepresented minorities, LGBTQIA+, first-generation, low-income, disabled, and international scholars.