Admissions Requirements

Ideal candidates for the BASW program will have:

  1. Completed an application packet including personal statement of commitment to the social work profession, two references, and transcripts; (Contact the School of Social Work for more information.)
  2. Completed all lower division General Education and additional lower division requirements
  3. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher
  4. Completed additional lower division requirements with a grade of "C" or better.

The BASW Program begins each year in the fall due to course sequencing. Applications for admission are due by the end of March for the following academic year. Students wishing to transfer in from another school must apply to CSUSB, via Cal State Apply, as well as the BASW Program.

Please read all of the information on the BASW section of our web site and/or attend an information session (times and dates below) before scheduling an advising appointment. You are also welcome to view the Admission Information Slide Show.

Upcoming Information Sessions

BASW Admission Information Sessions

Date Time Location (Main Campus)
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6:00-7:30PM Meeting Center, Panorama Room, MC-104
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:00-7:30PM Meeting Center, Panorama Room, MC-104

BASW questions should be sent to either Carolyn McAllister or Paola Serrano-Montes.