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Division of Social Work|University of Wyoming

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Division of Social Work
(mailing address)
1000 E. University Avenue
Department 3632
College of Health Sciences
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6112
Fax: 307-766-6839
(physical address)
Ninth and Clark Streets
College of Health Sciences
Room 310
Laramie, WY 82071

Application Process and Materials

Applicants for admission to the Master of Social Work Program must fulfill the general admission requirements established by the University of Wyoming, as well as the requirements specific to the Division of Social Work. 

The application process has changed this year. All applicants must apply to the University of Wyoming using the online graduate application tool.


Application to the University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming application information can be found on the Graduate Admissions page.

If you are interested in a graduate assistantship, please use this form  Graduate Assistantship Application Form and submit it with your application.

International students applying to the University of Wyoming must complete additional information that can be found on the Graduate International Student Admissions page.

A direct application to the Division of Social Work is no longer a requirement for admission to the graduate program.

The following items should be included as attachments (in either Word or PDF formats) to your online application:

    An application fee of $30 paid through Cash Net;

  • Division of Social Work MSW Face Sheet;
  • Copies of all undergraduate transcripts;
  • TOEFL scores for international applicants;
  • At least three (3) letters of recommendation;
         instructions on how to request your letters of recommendation can be found on the
         UW Graduate School application 
  • A personal essay;
  • An academic essay (Advanced Standing Program, Standard Program);
  • An up-to-date academic resume;
  • Final Field Evaluation of BSW Field Practicum (Advanced Standing Program Only).

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Division's graduate admissions coordinator, Michele Ury Foist.

You may also look at the UW General Bulletin for more information about the admission process.

Background Check Information

After admittance, all students are required to perform a background check through the University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences.  Please see the College of Health Sciences Background Check Policy for more information.

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