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 Sara Summers at or 541-632-8805 if you experience any technical issues while creating your account or submitting your application.

Mailing Address

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

2018 Admissions Cycle

Application deadline

See below

Early application deadline

December 15th, 2017

Early application interviews Late January, 2018
Early application admission notification Early February, 2018

Spring application deadline

February 16th, 2018*

Application reviews and invites to interview

Late February 2018


Early March 2018

Admissions notification

Mid March 2018

Confirmation deadline

Late March 2018

Program start

August 2018

*Applications deadline extension requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, should openings become available.  Please contact Sara Summers at or 541-632-8805 for more information.


Sara Summers | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
541-632-8805 |