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Admissions Requirements

Applicants must submit transcripts showing completion of an undergraduate degree from a college or university accredited by a recognized regional institution. The GRE is not required. The graduate application deadline is February 1st.

  • A completed Graduate School Application
  • Supplementary Social Work Application
  • Baccalaureate (bachelor’s) degree
  • An Official Sealed Transcript (Mailed to the School of Graduate Studies)
  • Writing Sample (article provided)
  • Letter of Intent
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (Advanced standing applicants should submit three letters of recommendation)
  • Resume
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Minimum GPA in Major 3.0
NCCU complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) in the University's educational programs and activities. For additional resources or to file a Title IX complaint, visit the NCCU's Title IX webpage.
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