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Social Work at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Social Work at SUNY Plattsburgh

What traits are you looking for in a social work school? To help you decide if SUNY Plattsburgh is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's social work program.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and has a total student population of 5,109. Of the 1,289 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2021, 29 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.

SUNY Plattsburgh Social Work Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

SUNY Plattsburgh Social Work Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh 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
Best Value Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 162
Most Popular Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools 254
Most Focused Social Work Schools 489

Earnings of SUNY Plattsburgh Social Work Graduates

The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $29,932. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,866 for all social work students.


Social Work Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at SUNY Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh Social Work Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The social work program at SUNY Plattsburgh awarded 29 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 0% of these degrees went to men with the other 100% going to women.


About 72% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in social work at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in social work.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 21
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh.

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
Social Workers 5,790 $67,120


*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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