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School of Social Work ranked No. 13 in new survey

May 17, 2012 By Käri Knutson

The University of Wisconsin–Madison master’s of Social Work degree program has been ranked among the best in the nation, according to a new survey done by

 UW-Madison’s program was ranked No. 13 by the independent organization based on academic quality, reputation, awards, rankings, internship opportunities and facilities.

 “We are proud and honored to receive these rankings,” says Kristen Slack, the School’s Director.  “This is a testament to the quality of work of our faculty and their contributions to the social work field. We also believe the rankings reflect the caliber of our students and their contributions to the profession after they graduate.”

The School of Social Work has also received other high rankings, tied for No. 11 by U.S. News & World Report and No. 4 by the Princeton Review‘s “Gourman Report of Graduate Programs.” applauded UW–Madison’s program for preparing students for advanced social work practice.