Driven by our guiding principles and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we strive daily to achieve our vision that all individuals, families and communities utilize their power to achieve justice, equity and well-being.
A Foundation of Strengths
Offer innovative programming that graduates and supports uniquely qualified and compassionate social workers
Providing exceptional social work education for 83 years making KU the longest running program and the only comprehensive, premier research School of Social Welfare in the stateBSW, MSW, PhD
Our MSW graduates exceed licensure pass rates by 10% each year and 97% of our undergraduates and 85% of our master's graduates secured employment immediately or decide to continue their education after graduationResources for Current Students
A Vision of Justice
Drive discoveries that TRANSFORM LIVES
A Mission of Change
Embrace our responsibility to promote social, economic, and environmental justice in Kansas, the nation and the world.
Increasing transformative experiences through holistic support and DEI centered culture. Increasing research productivity around serious societal needs. Increasing community engagement and partnerships as international leaders in social work.Community Engagement