Social Work at Buffalo State
Buffalo State is located in Buffalo, New York and approximately 8,339 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 73 students received a bachelor's degree in social work from Buffalo State.
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.
Buffalo State Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
Buffalo State Social Work Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks social work programs across the country. The following shows how Buffalo State performed in these rankings.
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 Buffalo State 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 Social Work Schools||235|
|Most Popular Social Work Schools||239|
|Most Focused Social Work Schools||281|
Earnings of Buffalo State Social Work Graduates
The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Buffalo State is $33,534. This is 5% higher than $31,866, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.
Social Work Student Demographics at Buffalo State
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Buffalo State.
Buffalo State Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 Buffalo State with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||23|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
Buffalo State also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 0 student 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 Buffalo State.
|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
- Image Credit: By Fortunate4now under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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