Social Work at Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. Of the 8,803 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University - New Brunswick in 2021, 67 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.
Rutgers New Brunswick Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
- Doctorate Degree in Social Work
Rutgers New Brunswick Social Work Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers New Brunswick 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.
|Best Value Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools||221|
Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Social Work Graduates
The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $35,836. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 12% higher than the national average of $31,866 for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.
Social Work Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
Rutgers New Brunswick Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% 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 Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||9|
|Hispanic or Latino||24|
Rutgers New Brunswick Social Work Master’s Program
In the social work master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 48% of degree recipients. That is 3% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - New Brunswick with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||143|
|Hispanic or Latino||151|
Rutgers New Brunswick also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 12 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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - New Brunswick.
|Occupation||Jobs in NJ||Average Salary in NJ|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||5,060||$67,700|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||4,150||$72,380|
|Social and Community Service Managers||3,370||$88,570|
|Healthcare Social Workers||3,120||$64,570|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||2,790||$73,810|
*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
- Image Credit: By Zampromote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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