Two graduating phd students

Enrollment & Student Profile

The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work was created in 1967 and we enrolled our first class of 26 graduate students in September 1968. Today we have more than 2,000 Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor of Science and Substance Use Treatment (BSSUT), Master of Social Work (MSW), and PhD in Social Work students. As one of the largest schools of social work in the country, our enrollment this year is at a historic high with 670 undergraduate, 1,307 masters, and 37 PhD students totaling 2,014. Our student body is diverse.

Self-identified racial/ethnic make-up of our student population is:

American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0.1%
Asian 65 3.2%
Black/African American 626 31.1%
Hispanic 527 26.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 3 .1%
Multiracial 60 3.0%
White 696 34.6%
Unknown/Not Reported 11 .5%

In addition, we have 24 international students. More than 10% of our social work students are military veterans or immediate family members of veterans.

Self-identified gender make-up of our student population is:

Female 1,798 89.3%
Male 216 10.7%

The mean cumulative GPA for students from our most recent graduating class was:

Undergraduates 3.65
Masters 3.71
PhD 3.97