Social Work at University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.
UPenn is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 26,552 students attend the school each year.
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.
UPenn Social Work Degrees Available
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
- Doctorate Degree in Social Work
Online Classes Are Available at UPenn
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
For those who are interested in distance learning, UPenn does offer online courses in social work for the following degree levels:
UPenn Social Work 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.
Social Work Student Demographics at UPenn
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at University of Pennsylvania.
UPenn Social Work Master’s Program
Of the students who received a social work master's degree from UPenn, 62% 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 of Pennsylvania with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||10|
|Hispanic or Latino||12|
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 PA, the home state for University of Pennsylvania.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||20,160||$43,680|
|Social and Community Service Managers||8,300||$65,620|
|Substance Abuse Social Workers||7,860||$38,440|
|Healthcare Social Workers||7,560||$53,770|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||4,150||$55,280|
*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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