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Social Work at Lehman College

What traits are you looking for in a social work school? To help you decide if Lehman College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's social work program.

Lehman is located in Bronx, New York and approximately 15,091 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 143 social work majors received their bachelor's degree from Lehman.

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.

Lehman Social Work Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work

Lehman Social Work Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Lehman compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The social work major at Lehman 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 57
Most Popular Social Work Schools 65
Best Value Social Work Schools 125
Best Value Social Work Master’s Degree Schools 149
Best Social Work Schools 244

In 2021, 70 students received their master’s degree in social work from Lehman. This makes it the #133 most popular school for social work master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Lehman Social Work Graduates

The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lehman is $36,272. This is 14% higher than $31,866, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.


Social Work Student Demographics at Lehman

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Lehman College.

Lehman Social Work Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 17% of social work bachelor's degrees went to men and 83% went to women. The typical social work bachelor's degree program is made up of only 12% men. So male students are more repesented at Lehman since its program graduates 5% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 46% 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 Lehman College with a bachelor's in social work.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 44
Hispanic or Latino 82
White 8
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Lehman Social Work Master’s Program

77% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 70 social work students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Lehman, about 23% were men and 77% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 12% men graduate in social work each year. Lehman does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 11% more men than average.


In the social work master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 90% of degree recipients. That is 45% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Lehman College with a master's in social work.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Lehman 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 Lehman 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
Social Workers 5,790 $67,120


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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