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Program Membership

As of the February 2021 COA meeting, there are

  • 536 accredited baccalaureate social work programs
  • 296 accredited master's social work programs
  • 13 baccalaureate social work programs in candidacy
  • 26 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

Program membership dues reminders are sent each March/April for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. Dues payments should be made 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 2019 Annual Survey)

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
(CSWE Fiscal Year)











Master's Program









Maximum Dues Limit