How to Apply | Master of Social Work

Enrollment in the Pacific University master of social work program is limited, and admission is selective.

The Admissions Committee uses a holistic review process in considering applicants for admission, including factors such as:

  • Academic record
  • Community service and social work related experience
  • Communication skills
  • Strength of interview
  • Ability to work as an effective team member
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Commitment to the profession

Apply Online to the Master of Social Work Program

Please contact Krisha Hall at or 503-352-1436 if you experience any technical issues while creating your account or submitting your application.

Download a PDF of the MSW application packet.

Mailing Address

MSW Admissions Office
40 E. Broadway, Suite 250
Eugene, OR 97401

2016 Admissions Cycle

Application deadline

See below

Early application deadline

December 15th, 2015

Spring application deadline

February 19th, 2016*

Application reviews and invites to interview

Late February 2016


Late March 2016

Admissions notification

May 2016

Confirmation deadline

May 2016

Program start

August 2016

*Applications deadline extension requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, should openings become available.  Please contact Tracy Conaghan at or 541-485-6812 x3905 for more information.


Tracy Conaghan | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
541-485-6812 |