Social Work at University at Albany
UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and has a total student population of 17,688. Of the 3,669 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University at Albany in 2021, 23 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.
UAlbany Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
- Doctorate Degree in Social Work
UAlbany Social Work Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks social work programs across the country. The following shows how UAlbany 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 UAlbany 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 Doctor’s Degree Schools||35|
|Most Focused Social Work Master’s Degree Schools||116|
|Best Social Work Schools||258|
|Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools||265|
In 2021, 131 students received their master’s degree in social work from UAlbany. This makes it the #69 most popular school for social work master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in social work, making the school the #39 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Social Work Student Demographics at UAlbany
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at University at Albany.
UAlbany Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 25% 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 University at Albany with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
UAlbany Social Work Master’s Program
Of the students who received a social work master's degree from UAlbany, 72% 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 University at Albany with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||15|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 4 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 NY, the home state for University at Albany.
|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|
*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
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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