Applicants for admission should:
Mail the completed application form, personal essay, professional samples, and application fee in the return envelope provided with the application form to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, New York 11530-0107
When the application is complete (all the above items have been received), the director of the doctoral program will communicate with promising applicants to set up an admissions interview with a member of the doctoral faculty on Adelphi’s Garden City campus.
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their complete application packet by July 15 in consideration of admission for the Fall semester. Priority admission for the M.S.W. Advanced Standing applicants will be extended to individuals who submit their complete application packet by March 15.
A personal interview may be required for transfer applicants, advanced standing applicants, accelerated applicants, O.Y.R. applicants, and for any candidates for whom the written materials are insufficient to arrive at a judgment as to the applicant’s ability to successfully pursue graduate study in social work.
The decision to admit a student rests with the Doctoral Committee of the School of Social Work. The relationship with the Office of University Admissions is consultative and procedural. For example, in the instance of international applicants or applicants attending special undergraduate programs in the United States, the Office of University Admissions can provide help in evaluating the equivalency of academic course work to the M.S.W. curriculum in the United States.
The following materials are sent to applicants by the University:
The Office of University Admissions, upon notification by the director of the doctoral program, sends official letters of acceptance or rejections.