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Rutgers School of Social Work Ranks Among Top 20 Graduate Schools in U.S. News & World Report
March 13, 2019

Rutgers School of Social Work’s Master of Social Work is again ranked in the top 20 at 17th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in graduate program rankings.

“This recognition is a reflection of our outstanding faculty and staff, and the quality of education we provide,” says Cathryn C. Potter, Dean and Distinguished Professor. “Our faculty are leaders in education, research, and practice, offering a balanced pedagogical approach that prepares students for a lifetime of success in the field.”

The ranking is based on the School of Social Work’s Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. The School also offers Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW), Doctor of Social Work (DSW), and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.) degrees. The School of Social Work’s programs prepare graduates to serve society in clinical, academic, government, non-profit, and corporate settings throughout the nation and the world. The School also houses seven centers and institutes engaged in integrative research, teaching, and public service on issues related to families, addiction, domestic violence, and global social work.

For questions, contact Laurie Zazenski at or 848-932-5340.

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