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Social Work at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

If you plan to study social work, take a look at what Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Kutztown University is located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 8,195. Of the 1,651 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 2019, 75 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.

Kutztown University Social Work Degrees Available

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

Kutztown University Social Work Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The social work major at Kutztown University 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 Doctor’s Degree Schools 5
Best Social Work Doctor’s Degree Schools 38
Most Popular Social Work Doctor’s Degree Schools 52
Best Value Social Work Schools 61
Most Popular Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 80
Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 139
Most Focused Social Work Master’s Degree Schools 157
Most Popular Social Work Schools 164
Best Social Work Schools 179

In 2019, 37 students received their master’s degree in social work from Kutztown University. This makes it the #208 most popular school for social work master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 3 students who received their doctoral degrees in social work, making the school the #52 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Kutztown University Social Work Graduates

The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kutztown University is $29,600. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,000 for all social work students.

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Social Work Student Demographics at Kutztown University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Kutztown University Social Work Bachelor’s Program

84% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 16% of social work bachelor's degrees went to men and 84% 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 Kutztown University since its program graduates 4% more men than average.

Kutztown University Gender Breakdown of Social Work Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 69% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social work at Kutztown University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in social work.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Work Majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 52
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Kutztown University Social Work Master’s Program

84% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 37 students who earned a master's degree in Social Work from Kutztown University in 2018-2019, 16% were men and 84% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 12% men graduate in social work each year. Kutztown University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 4% more men than average.

Kutztown University Gender Breakdown of Social Work Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a social work master's degree from Kutztown University, 68% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social Work Majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 25
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Kutztown University also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2019, 3 students 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 PA, the home state for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 20,160 $43,680
Social and Community Service Managers 8,300 $65,620
Substance Abuse Social Workers 7,860 $38,440
Healthcare Social Workers 7,560 $53,770
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 4,150 $55,280

References

*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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