School of Social Work

Our students, faculty, and alumni are changing lives through research and practice that prioritize equity, justice, and inclusion. Join them.

Quick Facts


Ranked school of social work (U.S. News & World Report)

Acquire a world-class education.


Employment rate for Class of 2022 within one year of graduation

Emerge career-ready.

11 to 1

Student/Faculty ratio

Learn from experienced practitioners and renowned scholars.

To solve the most intractable problems of our day—and of tomorrow—we must draw upon a diversity of disciplines and partner with those who actually experience the problems. Only then can we create and scale up appropriate evidence-based interventions.
Gautam N. Yadama, Dean of Boston College School of Social Work


Our faculty conduct innovative research in a variety of areas, working across disciplines and collaborating with communities around the world.

Equity, Justice, & Inclusion

In 10 years from now, I want Boston College leading and redefining social work practice for the entire country. This isn’t diversity, equity, and inclusion for the sake of lip service. This is diversity, equity, and inclusion for the sake of leadership.
Samuel Bradley, Jr., Assistant Professor, Black Leadership Initiative Co-founder