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Social Sciences Happen at Baldwin Wallace University

BW provides real-world experiences

Benefit from BW's close proximity to Cleveland's government agencies, nonprofit organizations, medical centers, research facilities and businesses.

Examine autism, concussion, drug addiction and other topics through faculty-student collaboration, thesis work and field studies.

Receive outstanding preparation for law school through coursework, experiential learning and faculty mentoring.

Meet Bryce

Meet Daisjah

Hometown: Mansfield, OH
Major: Political Science
Activities: First-Generation Advisory Committee, Black Student Alliance secretary, Ratcliffe Growth Practice Internship, Brain Center summer internship and campus tour guide.

"At BW, I've been pushed out of my comfort zone to speak out in classes and join in thought- provoking conversations. There are endless opportunities to develop meaningful connections with professors."

Did you know?

  • BW's award-winning Model United Nations/NATO/African Union program has been in existence for more than 45 years and builds valuable skills in communication, negotiation and public speaking.
  • BW's affiliated social work program leads to a bachelor's degree from BW and a master’s degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University in just five years rather than six.
  • BW students have opportunities, through a program based in Washington, D.C., to intern for Congress, news organizations, law firms and more.

BW student placing electrodes on a person for a social science experiment

At BW, social science students...

Social Sciences graduates achieve success.

Recent social sciences graduates have secured jobs with:

  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Cuyahoga County
  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • Lorain County Public Health
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • The Ohio State University
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Westfield Insurance

Graduate school destinations:

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University Law School
  • Kingston University London
  • Lake Erie College of Medicine
  • Loyola University
  • Syracuse University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Vanderbilt University