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Online BSW: Admission Requirements

Traditional Students*Adult Students*
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Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higherA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial copies of high school transcriptOfficial copies of all high school and undergraduate transcripts

*Students who graduated from high school more than four years ago are considered adult undergraduate students. Students who graduated from high school within the past four years are considered traditional undergraduate students.

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International Students

International students must also meet the following requirements:

English Language Proficiency**SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores to verify English proficiency
Official Transcript EvaluationOfficial evaluation by a current member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
You can find the list of current members at Please request that the evaluation company send the official evaluation report directly to Carlow University.
PassportA copy of the passport can be emailed to

**If you have earned at least 24 or more credits with a “C” or better from an accredited U.S. college or university (excluding ESL courses), you may be exempt from submitting test scores.

Transfer Credit

Carlow’s online BSW degree program allows you to transfer up to 90 credits. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

We offer two start dates a year, so it’s always a good time to submit your application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today.