Admissions Requirements

For Applicants of the Standard Program
  • Complete an online Graduate School application;
  • Pay the $50 application fee;
  • An official transcript(s) in English (or translated to English) of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent;
  • A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA;  If undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, the GRE or MAT entrance exam is required. Our GRE code is 6001;
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application)
  • A personal statement addressing your motivation for graduate studies and entering the social work profession, including reflections on the four themes of the ACU School of Social Work- evidence-based practice, God’s gift of diversity, faith and social work, and social justice;
For Applicants of the Advanced Standing Program

In addition to the requirements listed above, applicants of the advanced program must submit the following.

  • One letter of recommendation must be from a former social work professor
Contact Us

For questions regarding the program, admissions requirements, or the application process, please contact Graduate Admissions at 800-460-6228 or gradinfo@acu.edu.

Application materials should be sent to:

Abilene Christian University
Graduate School
ACU Box 29140
Abilene, Texas 79699-9140

Fax: 325-674-6717
Email: gradinfo@acu.edu

Application Deadline:
 Summer 2014
  • February 16, 2014 (Priority)
  • May 1, 2014 (Standard)

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