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School of Social Work


March 12, 2019

School of Social Work graduate program ranking

University of Washington

The School of Social Work’s overall graduate program was ranked the No. 3 in the country for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. Source: UW News


October 31, 2018

Social Work 2017 Center for World University Rankings

University of Washington

In 2017, the School of Social Work was ranked No. 1 globally by the Center for World University Rankings. Source: School of Social Work


June 13, 2017

2017 Top 10 U.S. colleges for a major in social work

University of Washington

USA Today named the UW the No. 9 college in the nation for students to earn a bachelor’s in social work. Source: USA Today


December 2, 2015

First endowed deanship in social work at a public university

University of Washington

In 2011, the UW received a gift to establish the nation’s first endowed deanship in social work at a public university. Dean Edwina (Eddie) Uehara became the inaugural holder of the Ballmer Endowed Deanship in Social Work. Source: News & Info