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Social Work at Salve Regina University

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Social Work at Salve Regina University

If you are interested in studying social work, you may want to check out the program at Salve Regina University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and approximately 2,823 students attend the school each year. Of the 558 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Salve Regina University in 2019, 15 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.

Salve Regina Social Work Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

Salve Regina Social Work Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks social work programs across the country. The following shows how Salve Regina performed in these rankings.

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 Salve Regina 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
Highest Paid Social Work Graduates 57
Most Focused Colleges for Social Work 336
Most Popular Colleges for Social Work 444

Social Work Student Demographics at Salve Regina

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

Salve Regina Social Work Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work from Salve Regina. About 0% were men and 100% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Social Work Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social work at Salve Regina 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 Salve Regina University with a bachelor's in social work.

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

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 RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 1,770 $61,440
Healthcare Social Workers 610 $57,620
Substance Abuse Social Workers 500 $52,730
Social and Community Service Managers 420 $96,550
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 200 $83,060


*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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