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Social Work Schools in Arizona

1,161 Social Work students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Social Work is the 31st most popular major in the state out of a total 300 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Social Work Majors in Arizona

Social Work majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 610
Master’s Degree 492
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 38
Associate’s Degree 10
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a social work major is more popular with women than with men.

Social Work Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of social work majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 11.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.2%
  • White: 47.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Social Work Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Social Work Grads in Arizona

There are 18,510 people in the state and 987,750 people in the nation working in social work jobs.

Social Work Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Social Work Jobs in Arizona

Social Work grads earn an average of $48,390 in the state and $58,470 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Arizona that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 19 below:

361 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,420 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,741. 54% of the teachers are full time.

333 Degrees in Major Awarded
45,073 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. In their early career, ASU - Skysong grads earn an average salary of $38,300.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
96,211 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation.

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at NAU. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 70% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

#7

Yavapai College

Prescott
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,428 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. In their early career, Yavapai College grads earn an average salary of $25,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,672 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%. In their early career, Cochise College grads earn an average salary of $23,200.

#9

Phoenix College

Phoenix
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,109 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Phoenix College will pay a net price of $7,227.

#9

Dine College

Tsaile
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,463 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $15,800 a year. The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Dine College. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,645.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,602 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. In their early career, Scottsdale Community College grads earn an average salary of $31,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,321 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,877.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,717. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,900 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. In their early career, Paradise Valley Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,300. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,945.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,585 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Chandler-Gilbert Community College grads earn an average salary of $32,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,120 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,067 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,131.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,054 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,079. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,103 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Rio Salado College will pay a net price of $6,964. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1.

Social Work Careers in AZ

Some of the careers social work majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Healthcare Social Workers 44% $58,710
Marriage and Family Therapists 42% $46,330
Substance Abuse Social Workers 40% $36,570
Counselors 34% $42,600
Social and Community Service Managers 32% $60,780
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 30% $37,300
Social Workers 21% $63,190
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 10% $53,010

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to social work.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Human Services 1,491
Public Administration 715
Community Organization & Advocacy 427
Public Policy 203
Other Public Administration 4

View all majors related to Social Work

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