U.S. News & World Report, the global authority on academic program ratings, ranked Rutgers School of Social Work’s MSW program as 12th out of 319 programs across the nation on its list of best graduate schools of social work. Rutgers School of Social Work’s MSW program is now the #1 program in New Jersey, #2 among programs in the Big Ten, and #2 in the competitive New York market overall and #1 among public universities in the New York metro area. U.S. News & World Report ranks the 319 Master of Social Work programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and this year we continue to improve our ranking among the best schools in the nation.

"This remarkable achievement reflects our outstanding faculty, staff, and students and the quality of education we provide," said Interim Dean Richard Edwards. "My congratulations go out to our entire School of Social Work community whose commitment to research, student learning, and advancing the core principles and values of social work have contributed to this national acknowledgement of excellence."