Social Work at Rutgers University - Newark
Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and has a total student population of 13,231. Of the 2,346 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University - Newark in 2021, 108 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 Newark Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
Rutgers Newark Social Work Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Rutgers Newark 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 Newark 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 Schools||349|
How Much Do Social Work Graduates from Rutgers Newark Make?
The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $35,836. This is 12% higher than $31,866, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.
Social Work Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Rutgers University - Newark.
Rutgers Newark Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 31% 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 - Newark with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||39|
|Hispanic or Latino||43|
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 - Newark.
|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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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