The Garland School of Social Work requires applicants have either a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution of higher learning. The institution must be fully recognized as regionally accredited at the time the degree is conferred.
Note: Students applying to the Waco or Houston campus must have a degree conferred date by July 15th to be eligible to apply for the upcoming academic year.
International applicants are citizens or permanent residents of a country to which they intend to return other than the United States must submit a completed application that includes:
TOEFL Paper: 550; Computer: 213; Internet: 80
TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid up to 2 years.Baylor's Institution Code: 6032
International applicants are exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement under the following circumstances:
Our admissions coordinators are proficient in reviewing academic records from different educational systems from around the world. If however, the coordinator is unable to verify the accreditation status or authenticity of academic documents, etc. the applicant will be asked to provide supplemental information, or to obtain an evaluation from WES (World Education Services). Please request all official evaluations to be sent to:
For additional information and specific helps on understanding the many processes, regulations, and timelines for international students, please visit Center for Global Engagement.