Annual Survey of Social Work Programs

2017 Call for Statistics and Program Membership Dues

The 2017 Annual Survey of Social Work Programs (Annual Survey) closed on Friday, March 23, 2018.

The Annual Survey data is used for making policy decisions and for advocacy and research. The information gathered about graduates is used in calculating program member dues for 2018. The 2017 Call for Statistics was sent to all accredited social work programs by e-mail on November 20, 2017. If you have any questions about the survey, feel free to contact the research associate. Reference copies of the survey can be found at the right of this page.

Changes to the 2017 Annual Survey

New in 2017, the program sections (i.e., BSW, MSW, PhD, DSW) of the Annual Survey are password protected. The password to access the surveys can be found in the initial e-mail that contains the survey links. The Faculty section of Annual Survey was sent in a separate e-mail from the program sections on November 20, 2017. If you have further questions, please contact

Changes to the 2017 Annual Survey instruments were minimal. Some edits were made to the field placement categories to reflect the recommendations of the Council on Field Education. The special topic section in the faculty survey on faculty recruitment and hiring has been repeated to have a third year of data on position openings and hiring challenges. A special topic section was also included in the program sections that address diversity and social justice education.

View Your Program's Past Annual Survey Submissions

Member programs can access their past Annual Survey submissions. If you would like an electronic copy of your submission, contact

A summary report of past Annual Survey data can be found on the Social Work Program Data page. If you need more details or an individualized report, contact the research associate.