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Social Work Schools in New Hampshire

180 students earned Social Work degrees in New Hampshire in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Social Work is the 39th most popular major in the state out of a total 222 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Social Work Majors in New Hampshire

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 101
Master’s Degree 79

Gender Distribution

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

Social Work Majors in NH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 83.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Social Work Majors in NH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Social Work Grads in New Hampshire

There are 2,710 people in the state and 987,750 people in the nation working in social work jobs.

Social Work Jobs Nationwide vs. NH

Wages for Social Work Jobs in New Hampshire

In this state, social work grads earn an average of $63,790. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,470.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in New Hampshire that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
14,788 Total Students

The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at UNH. In their early career, UNH grads earn an average salary of $42,400. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,909.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,648 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate. A typical student attending Plymouth State will pay a net price of $20,876.


Saint Anselm College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,033 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
2,114 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $30,134. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

Social Work Careers in NH

Some of the careers social work majors go into include:

Job Title NH Job Growth NH Median Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists 33% $40,750
Social and Community Service Managers 17% $62,340
Substance Abuse Social Workers 17% $56,940
Healthcare Social Workers 15% $64,560
Counselors 13% $0
Social Workers 12% $72,690
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12% $49,540
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 4% $64,700
Social Work Professors 0% $75,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in NH
Human Services 326
Public Administration 83
Public Policy 22
Community Organization & Advocacy 1

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