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Social Work Schools in Arkansas

There are 11 schools in the state of Arkansas offering social work programs. 323 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas social work schools in 2010. 187 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 118 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 327 students graduate from programs in this state in social work every year. Specifically, seven students graduated with social work certificates, 11 with an associate's level degree, 187 with a bachelor's level degree, and 118 with a degree at the master's level.

11 social work schools are located in this state. Of these, while eight schools are public, three schools are private. While tuition at a public social work school varies from $4,990 to $6,768, tuition at a private social work school varies from $9,450 to $14,040.

Average tuition for programs in social work is $7,352. The highest tuition for programs in social work, which is $14,040 per year, is at Harding University, while the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,990 per year, is at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Schools in Arkansas offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in social work.

Social Work Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 327 students graduate from programs in this state in social work every year. Specifically, seven students graduated with social work certificates, 11 with an associate's level degree, 187 with a bachelor's level degree, and 118 with a degree at the master's level.

Social Work Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 7
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 185
  • Bachelor 2007: 186
  • Bachelor 2008: 207
  • Bachelor 2009: 201
  • Bachelor 2010: 187
  • Master 2006: 105
  • Master 2007: 78
  • Master 2008: 115
  • Master 2009: 116
  • Master 2010: 118

Social Work Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in Arkansas offer a total of 17 programs in social work. Of these programs, 58.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Social Work Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 4

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27390
  • 25th Percentile: 34280
  • Median: 44090
  • 75th Percentile: 54140
  • 90th Percentile: 60230

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26790
  • 25th Percentile: 28870
  • Median: 33440
  • 75th Percentile: 51070
  • 90th Percentile: 69800

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28230
  • 25th Percentile: 34820
  • Median: 45610
  • 75th Percentile: 57580
  • 90th Percentile: 67800

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24590
  • 25th Percentile: 31000
  • Median: 34300
  • 75th Percentile: 42250
  • 90th Percentile: 55120

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18450
  • 25th Percentile: 21630
  • Median: 27470
  • 75th Percentile: 35910
  • 90th Percentile: 45690

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35760
  • Median Salary 2007: 34620
  • Median Salary 2008: 37890
  • Median Salary 2009: 41540
  • Median Salary 2010: 44090
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 810
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35100
  • Median Salary 2007: 36870
  • Median Salary 2008: 40060
  • Median Salary 2009: 46490
  • Median Salary 2010: 33440
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 650

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37360
  • Median Salary 2007: 42100
  • Median Salary 2008: 41820
  • Median Salary 2009: 41200
  • Median Salary 2010: 45610
  • Total Employed 2006: 690
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 1290

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 30030
  • Median Salary 2008: 31750
  • Median Salary 2009: 34040
  • Median Salary 2010: 34300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1960
  • Total Employed 2007: 1760
  • Total Employed 2008: 2110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 26780
  • Median Salary 2007: 27850
  • Median Salary 2008: 31290
  • Median Salary 2009: 28940
  • Median Salary 2010: 27470
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 610
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 540

Arkansas vs National Social Work Employment

Arkansas vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.648% (4670)

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1. Central Baptist College

1501 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 329-6872

Central Baptist College, which is very close to Conway, Arkansas, is in a rural setting and this school offers one program in social work. CBC is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

2. Philander Smith College

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
(501) 375-9845

Philander Smith College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Little Rock, AR and this school offers one social work program. It is a historically black 4-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work programs.

3. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas offers two social work programs. Specifically, students are offered one social work certificate by this college and one associate's level social work degree. It is in Helena, AR. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in social work.

4. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 1.3 miles from the center of the city and UAPB offers one program in social work. Overall, 3,428 students seek degrees in 58 UAPB programs. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work.

5. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jonesboro, AR. ASU offers two social work programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in social work to students and one degree at the master's level in social work. ASU is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in social work.

6. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is in town of Searcy, Arkansas and this university offers one program in social work. Overall, 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 Harding University programs. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work programs.

7. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fayetteville, AR. It offers two social work programs. Specifically, students are offered one social work degree at the bachelor's level by UALR and one master's level degree in social work. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Arkansas.

8. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is near the center of the city. This university offers three social work programs. More specifically, this university offers students one certificate in social work, one bachelor's level degree in social work, and one master's level social work degree. Overall, 13,176 students pursue degrees in 132 programs at this university. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work.

9. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one program in social work. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work programs.

10. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. HSU offers two programs in social work. Out of those, Henderson State offers students one bachelor's level degree in social work and one degree at the master's level in social work. Henderson is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. Henderson is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work.

11. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is located in Magnolia, AR and it offers one program in social work. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering social work.