With Columbia University at #1, our 2015 top online colleges offering MSW programs are all CSWE-accredited and were selected using a synthesis of ranking factors that indicate a strong student body and competitive institution. These top 10 online MSW programs all have low acceptance rates, high enrollment rates, and exceptionally high student entrance exam scores.
Many of these institutions are very selective. Columbia University has an acceptance rate of 7.42%, and the University of Southern California has an acceptance rate of 19.84%. Additionally, many of these schools offer a wide range of online MSW degree concentrations. The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers the most specializations, with 5 master’s degrees and 4 certificates. The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign offers 6 online MSW degrees.