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Master of Social Work: Data & Policy

Research guide and help center for MSW students and faculty.

Data, Stats & Tests

  • ​You can find a myriad of information here about local, national and international statistics (left); as well as policy and legislation (right) on healthcare, social services social welfare.
  • Don't forget to check out the Policy Analysis tab for analysis and research papers by major think tanks. Keep in mind that some of these organizations may have a bias.

General Statistics

Subject-Focused Statistics

State & Local Statistics

Policy & Law

  • Policy File Index

Information on both sides of a public policy debate; search and access reports from over 300 active think tanks, research organizations, and advocacy groups; links directly to current research on virtually every public policy issue, with international coverage, as well as in-depth coverage of U.S. domestic policy organizations.

Funding & Grants