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Program Membership

As of the October 2019 COA meeting, there are

  • 529 accredited baccalaureate social work programs
  • 271 accredited master's social work programs
  • 15 baccalaureate social work programs in candidacy
  • 31 master's social work programs in candidacy

Membership Benefits

The benefits of program membership are as follows:

Social work program membership dues are indexed on the size of the program as indicated by the number of graduates reported by the program in the past annual survey. Programs that did not report statistics on graduates will be required to pay the maximum amount for membership dues.

Categories and Dues

All accredited social work programs and those in candidacy for accreditation are required to pay annual membership dues to CSWE. Programs are invoiced each April for the following fiscal year, which begins July 1. Payment is due by July 1.

For questions about program membership dues, contact the CSWE Membership Department at More information about the accreditation process and related fees can be found in the accreditation section of this site.


Baccalaureate Program

Number of Graduates
(As Reported in 2017 Annual Survey)

July 1, 2019–June 30, 2020
(CSWE Fiscal Year)











Master's Program









Maximum Dues Limit