Lincoln University admits students who may benefit from and contribute to its educational programs, regardless of age, race, immigration status, creed, sex, color, religion, national origin, ability, or socio-economic status. Students may declare social work as a pre-major upon admission to Lincoln University.
All Students intending to major in social work are required to complete the admission process; applications are due by March 31st.
To be considered for the social work program, students must meed the following criteria:
- Complete SW 201 - Introduction to Social Work
- Complete 42 credit hours, including the following social work prerequisite courses:
- PSY 101 - General Psychology
- SA 201 - Introduction to Sociology
- SOC 301 - Sociology of the Family
- MAT 117 - Elementary Statistics
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Have at least Sophomore status
- Submit a formal application to the social work program, which includes the application form, a resume, a personal and professional reference and a personal statement.
Transfer students will be evaluated on an individual basis, and must meet the minimum requirements or their equivalent(s) to be eligible for admission to the social work program.
A personal interview may be requested by the social work faculty.