Admitted Students

Welcome, Admitted Students

Welcome to the Boston College School of Social Work, and congratulations on your acceptance. You’re joining an esteemed academic community devoted to pioneering social work education, research, and practice that improves the lives of the most vulnerable. We’re committed to supporting your success—in school and beyond.



Real-World Experience

Spend time in the field, working with real people. Our robust field placements allow you to put your learnings into practice, gain hands-on training, and form valuable relationships.

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World-Class Research

Join a dynamic collection of scholars, clinicians, scientists, and leaders from a variety of industries—all dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable.

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Lifelong Community

Our students, faculty, and alumni share a steadfast commitment to the Common Good, with an emphasis on promoting equity, justice, and inclusion through social work.

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By the Numbers


Field Agency Partners

2.6 months

Average Length of Job Search


Employment Rate Within One Year


Licensure Pass Rate

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Francois Exilhomme

Francois Exilhomme

Assistant Dean, Graduate Enrollment Management

Liz Cinquino

Liz Cinquino

Director, BCSSW Student Services & Advising

Teresa Touhey Schirmer

Teresa Touhey Schirmer

Associate Dean, Student Experience