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Rutgers School of Social Work

By the Numbers

Top Ranked
In New Jersey

and #12 Ranked Best MSW Program (U.S. News & World Report)


Working in critical areas of social work research and professional practice


Enrolled in our four core academic programs


Effecting change in the field of social work and beyond

Practicum Learning

Giving students first-hand experience

Upcoming Events

Rutgers School of Social Work hosts a variety of events throughout the year for students and members of our greater community. From lectures and workshops to ceremonies and conferences, browse our full calendar to see what's happening at the SSW and beyond.

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Dr Jamey Lister Headshot

Jamey Lister, Associate Professor & Co-Director of the Northeast & Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center, discusses his research interests and how they are grounded in inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, equity and advancement (IIDEA) with MSW student and IIDEA research assistant Calvin Ryan.

Graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences cheering at the end of the Rutgers’ 257th Anniversary Commencement.

On Monday, May 13, Rutgers School of Social Work hosted a convocation ceremony to recognize its BASW, MSW, DSW, and Ph.D. graduates. Families and friends gathered at Jersey Mike’s Arena in New Brunswick in support of their loved ones who have spent years of hard work completing their programs and tackling countless hours of class time, research, and field work. In total, 851 graduates earned a degree from the School of Social Work this year, including 705 MSW grads, 128 BASW grads, 12 DSW grads, and 6 Ph.D. grads.