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MSW Application Deadlines

Different programs and sites have different application dates. Please choose the correct deadline for the program you want. Applicants may apply to only one MSW program per application cycle. (For example, if you are applying for the 2-Year Full-Time program, you cannot also apply for the 3-Year Distance Education program in the same application cycle.)

Deadlines for 2021 Admission

Apply by November 10, 2020

  • 20-Month Advanced Standing MSW program (classes beginning in January 2021)

Apply by January 12, 2021

  • 2-Year MSW program (classes beginning in August 2021)
  • 12-Month Advanced Standing MSW program (classes beginning in May 2021)

Apply by February 9, 2021

  • 3-Year MSW program — Chapel Hill (classes beginning in August 2021)
  • 3-Year MSW program — Winston-Salem site (classes beginning in August 2021)

We encourage you to apply early!

Please note: If you want to be considered for the University Merit Assistantship or the Weiss Urban Livability Masters Fellowship through the UNC Graduate School, your application must be submitted by December 8, 2020.