Apply to the PEL Program

Requirements for Application to the PEL Program

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  • Applicant must have an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program with a grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (A=4.00), and
  • Demonstrated evidence of commitment to work with children.

To be eligible to register for courses, prospective students must submit an application and all supplemental materials listed to the Jane Addams College of Social Work (see below).

Download the Application

Supplemental Materials

These materials must be included with your application:

  1. Official transcript denoting a MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program with GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale,
  2. Two letters of recommendation from professionals in the field,
  3. Resume, and
  4. Personal statement.

Submit Your Application

For Fall 2020 enrollment, application materials are due by March 20, 2020 and should be sent to:

Jane Addams College of Social Work
University of Illinois at Chicago
Office of Admissions
1040 West Harrison (MC 309)
Chicago, Illinois 60607

If you have additional questions please contact Krista Hinton at (312) 355-2280 or by email at khinto2@uic.edu.