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.
Standard Application Questions Regarding Prior Convictions
Indicate the following:
- Whether you've ever been convicted of a felony (without such conviction being vacated).
- Whether you've ever been convicted of a misdemeanor for which the sentence was imprisonment (without such conviction being vacated).
- Whether you've been convicted within the past five years of any misdemeanor (without such conviction being vacated). This excludes convictions for drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, affray, or disturbance of the peace.
If you answer yes to any of these questions, enter an explanation in the space provided.
Choose your intended degree. If you select MSW, answer the following additional questions.
Choose a major.
Choose a program track.
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.
Carefully review this financial aid information before answering the questions in this section.
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.