Social Work at Hunter College
Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. Of the 3,597 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in 2021, 39 of them were social work majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Social Work section at the bottom of this page.
Hunter Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
Hunter Social Work Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Hunter compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The social work major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Work. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Social Work Master’s Degree Schools||21|
|Best Value Social Work Master’s Degree Schools||106|
|Most Popular Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools||217|
Social Work Student Demographics at Hunter
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Hunter College.
Hunter Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 42% more racial-ethnic minorities in its social work bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||7|
|Hispanic or Latino||18|
Hunter Social Work Master’s Program
In the social work master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 63% of degree recipients. That is 18% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||165|
|Hispanic or Latino||173|
Hunter also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Social Work Grads May Go Into
A degree in social work can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Hunter College.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||28,530||$58,050|
|Healthcare Social Workers||13,290||$62,280|
|Social and Community Service Managers||13,110||$86,700|
|Substance Abuse Social Workers||11,470||$62,130|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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