The criteria for retention in the MSW Program at CUNY York College are:
- A grade of "B" or better in each Social Work course.
- Scholars who earn an unacceptable grade (below B) in a Social Work course will have one additional attempt to repeat the course and earn an acceptable grade. The Program Director's permission is required to repeat a course.
- Maintenance of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is required.
- Social Work majors must have a GPA of 3.0 or better in order to graduate.
NE: Adherence to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics and to the York College Code of Conduct. Failure to meet any one of the criteria listed above may be grounds for the student's dismissal by the MSW Program at CUNY York College.