BASW: Applications Process

Transfer Students

If you have previously attended a school other than Pitt, you will need to complete the University of Pittsburgh Transfer Application and the School of Social Work Application.

University of Pittsburgh Transfer Application

School of Social Work Application (please note, personal statement and three recommendations required within this online application)

*You will also need to provide official college and high school transcripts.

CCAC Articulation Agreement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and the Community College of Allegheny County have entered into an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of CCAC students into the Pitt BASW program. Students pursuing a CCAC Associate in Science Degree (Social Work Technician) can download the CCAC Articulation Agreement.

Butler County Community College Articulation Agreement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and the Butler County Community College have entered into an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of BCCC students into the Pitt BASW program. Students pursuing a BCCC Associate in Science Degree (Social Work Technician) can download the BCCC Articulation Agreement.

Pitt Students

Current Pitt students who wish to apply to the School of Social Work will need to complete the BASW online application which requires a personal statement upload as well as three letters of recommendation, in addition to providing their official transcripts.

School of Social Work Application 

*You will also need to provide an official Pitt transcript. 

Application materials can be sent to:

University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
Office of Admissions-BASW
2101 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Fax: 412-624-6711