IU School of Social Work is headquartered on the IUPUI campus with locations on 8 IU Campuses. The school also has the Department of Labor Studies
The IU School of Social Work accepts many Ivy Tech transfer students each year. The steps below outline the process for you to be accepted into the IU BSW Program at IUPUI. Please feel free to call our office at 317-274-5447 to schedule an advising appointment
The first step in transferring from Ivy Tech to IUPUI is to apply for admission. You first must be admitted to IUPUI to be able to be accepted into the BSW Program. The priority dates for IUPUI admission are below:
For more information about applying to IUPUI:
During this transfer process, your credits will be reviewed and decisions will be made about how courses you took at Ivy Tech will transfer to IUPUI. Please note that it may take 4 to 8 weeks to process your admission to IU Bloomington, so make sure you begin the process as early as possible so you do not miss registration or BSW application dates.
After you have applied for admission to IUPUI, you may begin the process of applying to the BSW program. You must be accepted to IUPUI before you can be accepted into the BSW program.
Enrollment in the BSW program requires formal admission to the Indiana University School of Social Work. The following are the minimum requirements for consideration for admission to the program:
The IUPUI School of Social Work accepts applications only in the spring. Applications must be received by May 15th to be considered for the Fall semester. Applications received after this dates may be reviewed depending upon availability for spaces in the program but are not guaranteed review for the following semester.
Upon admission to the BSW Program, we will create an individualized educational plan for you to complete all the general and supportive requirements, as well as the professional social work required coursework, to be ready to graduate. In the application packet, you will be asked to specify the number of credits you wish to take each semester, as well as whether you choose to take summer courses. Based on those choices, your educational plan will be created, placed in your acceptance packet and discussed with you at your first advising session.