Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

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Named Scholar Application Deadline: February 29th, 2024. 

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Why Bryn Mawr?

Rigorous academics and close working relationships with faculty are just a few reasons Julie Zaebst, M.S.S. '08 chose Bryn Mawr.

Julie Zaebst on Why GSSWSR
of students employed 3 to 6 months after graduation.



Making a Difference

From faculty research to alumni achievements to student recognition, learn more about the people who make Bryn Mawr's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research truly extraordinary.

Join a Supportive Community of Passionate Individuals

Romana Lee Akiyama at the White House in March for a Women's History Month event
Romana Lee-Akiyama, M.S.S./M.L.S.P. '09
If you are somebody who really wants to make a difference in your community and the world, and you’re a serious student and want to be with other folks who will lift you up and help you fine tune your thought processes, then Bryn Mawr is the place to go.

Student Stories

Hear from our students about what makes the GSSWSR such a special community!

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Matt Mundy M.S.S. '22


“My guiding light was wanting to help people, and as hard as things can get in graduate school, I just focused on my ‘why’: wanting to help others.”

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Ivy Elwell M.S.S. '23 Goes from Stage to Service

GSSWSR Career Changer

“Whereas other programs I was considering made me feel like I had to fit into their mold, Bryn Mawr welcomed my background, and what I could bring to their program and the field.”

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