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How to Apply

You will need to apply through Ball State’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions in order to begin pursuing your bachelor’s degree in social work. In order to be fully admitted into the major, you will need to complete certain courses and apply to the department.


We welcome transfer students from other accredited social work programs, Ivy Tech and community colleges, and students just starting out in the social work major. Please take some time to review the steps for you to apply and successfully transfer your credits. Get started.

Department Scholarships

On top of the dozens of scholarships the university offers its students, our department gives awards every year to its own students to recognize them for their achievements. Learn more.

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