Everything prospective students need to know about Jane Addams, and why we're the school for people who are dedicated to being social change agents.

Why Choose Social Work?

Social work is the perfect career for people who want to make a positive impact in marginalized communities.

Why Choose Social Work

Why Choose Jane Addams?

The Jane Addams College of Social Work carries forward the mission of Jane Addams, adapting it to the realities of today’s urban environments. Learn more about why people committed to social justice choose Jane Addams College of Social Work.

Why Choose Jane Addams

Explore Academic Programs

The Jane Addams College of Social Work is dedicated to providing outstanding academic programs that prepare competent and effective social work professionals committed to practice with poor and oppressed populations.

Explore Programs

Meet Our Faculty

Learn about our faculty and their research interests in social work and social justice.

Meet Our Faculty

Life at Jane Addams

People come to Jane Addams for the excellent education in social work and social justice. The student experience at Jane Addams also includes a variety of events and other opportunities for learning, socializing and affirming your passion for social justice.

Life at Jane Addams

Financial Assistance

Scholarships, awards and other forms of financial assistance are available to outstanding students with a strong commitment to social justice and serving vulnerable individuals, families and communities.

Financial Assistance

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