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Military Status

If you have US military experience, select your anticipated status at the time of enrollment from the drop-down. Select Not a member of the military if this does not apply.

Social Security Number

Enter your social security number. This field is optional, but some programs may require it for their application, or for institutional or federal financial aid forms. Contact your programs directly to determine if they require you to enter your social security number. 

First Generation Students

Indicate if you are a first-generation student (i.e., you are coming from a family where neither parent/guardian completed a bachelor's degree from an undergraduate institution). 

Standard Application Questions Regarding Prior Academic Misconduct

Indicate whether you've ever been disciplined for a violation of academic integrity. If so, provide an explanation in the space provided.

Degree Option

Choose your intended degree. If you select MSW, answer the following additional questions. 

Intended Major

Choose a major. 

Intended Track

Choose a program track.

Dual Degree

Indicate your interest in pursuing a dual degree. 


Indicate whether you are a transfer student and if you are planning to transfer credit.


Indicate if you are reapplying to BU School of Social Work.


Indicate whether you were a non-matriculating student at BU School of Social Work. Note that you will need to submit recommendations from each BU School of Social Work professor. Contact the Admissions Office to obtain the proper recommendation for distribution to your professor(s).


Indicate your affiliation with City Year or the BRIDGE program.

Financial Aid

Carefully review this financial aid information before answering the questions in this section.

Additional Questions

Tell us how you heard about BU School of Social Work, why you decided to apply, and if you are applying to any other schools.

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