How to Apply - MSW

The Garland School of Social Work is now accepting Master of Social Work (MSW) applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. Click here to start your GoGarland application for the residential campuses.

We operate on a rolling admissions basis. Applicants who submit a completed application and all supplemental materials by April 1st are eligible to receive $10K in financial assistance (through scholarships and tuition remission). Admissions decisions will be released by mid-April.

There may still be financial aid available for students who apply. Financial aid packages are being distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please allow up to 72 hours of processing time for all documents.

Note: Students applying to the Waco or Houston campus (as standard or advanced standing) must have a degree conferred date by July 15th to be eligible to apply for the upcoming academic year.

For specific MSW eligibility requirements, follow the links below:

Students interested in applying for the Baylor University residential MSW Standard or Advanced Standing Degree option are required to submit the following documents:

Transcripts uploaded or submitted by the applicant are considered unofficial however, transcripts that are sent directly from the institution are considered official. Official, certified electronic transcripts should be sent to: Official hard copy transcripts should be mailed to:

Garland School of Social Work
Graduate Admissions
One Bear Place, #97320
Waco, Texas 76798-7320
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A completed application includes submission of the GoGarland Application and all supplemental application materials. Please allow up to 72 hours of processing time for all documents.

Transfer Students
A limited number of transfer credits may be accepted from other institutions. Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.

For more information regarding the MSW Application, contact the School of Social Work via email at or phone at 254-710-6411.