Program Admissions | Master of Social Work

Due to COVID 19, many have faced unprecedented challenges. We are extending our application deadline to April 13th to assist you. If you are interested in pursuing an MSW degree, please do fill out an application. Any questions, do not hesitate to contact Sara Summers:

Enrollment in the Pacific University master of social work program is limited, and admission is selective. Students interested in either two-year or advanced standing programs in Eugene or the Forest Grove advanced standing program will apply online to the Master of Social Work Program.

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


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

2020 Admissions Cycle
Early application deadline December 13, 2019
Early application interviews January 10, 2020
Early application interviews for advanced standing Forest Grove applicants January 24, 2020
Early application admission notification Early February 2020
Final application deadline March 6, 2020
Interviews for advanced standing Forest Grove applicants March 13, 2020
Interviews March 20, 2020
Admissions notification Early April 2020
Confirmation deadline April 17, 2020
Program start August 2020

*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.

*Note: all dates subject to change.

Contact Us

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

Mailing Address
Pacific University
MSW Admissions Office
40 E. Broadway, Ste. 250
Eugene, OR 97401

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