How to Apply - MSW

The Garland School of Social Work is no longer accepting Master of Social Work (MSW) applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application for the Fall 2020 academic year will open on September 1, 2019. To learn more about social work, the MSW at Baylor, and application process fill out our inquiry form here.

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:

  • GoGarland Online Application
  • $45 Application Fee
  • GSSW Financial Aid Form
  • Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) or CSS International Profile for international applicants
  • Field Evaluation (For Advanced Standing Only)
  • Transcripts from all previous institutions
  • 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

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.