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|
|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|
In Texas, a social work major is more popular with women than with men.
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%
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.
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.
Most Popular Social Work Programs in TX
There are 50 colleges in Texas that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
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%.
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.
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%.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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|
|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|
Related Majors in Texas
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to social work.
|Major||Annual Graduates in TX|
|Other Public Administration||11|
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