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Social Work Schools in Texas

3,946 Social Work students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Social Work is the 24th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Social Work Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,044
Bachelor’s Degree 1,523
Associate’s Degree 347
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 23
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Social Work Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 21.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 37.1%
  • White: 33.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 4.6%
Social Work Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Social Work Grads in Texas

There are 46,560 people in the state and 987,750 people in the nation working in social work jobs.

Social Work Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Social Work Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a social work grad in the state is $58,110, compared to a typical salary of $58,470 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 50 colleges in Texas that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

940 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. In their early career, UT Arlington grads earn an average salary of $41,100. The full-time teacher rate is 57%.

390 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
2,974 Total Students

In their early career, OLLU grads earn an average salary of $31,600. The student loan default rate of 9.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students get financical aid.

303 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,187 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,629. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

226 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 2.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 84%.

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
29,113 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,166. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UH. 86% of students get financical aid.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,969 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 73%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,951. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,033 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,445. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 60%.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
12,109 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate.

Social Work Careers in TX

Some of the careers social work majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists 27% $43,770
Healthcare Social Workers 25% $57,190
Social and Community Service Managers 22% $67,530
Counselors 21% $58,710
Substance Abuse Social Workers 21% $37,630
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 16% $50,660
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 15% $44,810
Social Work Professors 12% $68,740
Social Workers 10% $75,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Public Administration 1,077
Public Policy 247
Human Services 118
Other Public Administration 11

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