Social Work at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. Of the 1,523 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in 2019, 55 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.
UW Tacoma Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
UW Tacoma Social Work Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at UW Tacoma 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 UW Tacoma 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 Master’s Degree Schools||51|
|Best Social Work Schools||57|
|Most Focused Social Work Master’s Degree Schools||97|
|Best Value Social Work Schools||276|
Earnings of UW Tacoma Social Work Graduates
The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $34,900. This is 13% higher than $31,000, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.
Social Work Student Demographics at UW Tacoma
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
UW Tacoma Social Work Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% 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 of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||14|
UW Tacoma Social Work Master’s Program
Of the students who received a social work master's degree from UW Tacoma, 65% 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 Washington - Tacoma Campus with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||7|
|Hispanic or Latino||10|
UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in WA||Average Salary in WA|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||7,590||$51,990|
|Healthcare Social Workers||3,900||$62,180|
|Substance Abuse Social Workers||2,210||$53,780|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||2,010||$62,270|
*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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