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Social Work Schools in Colorado

There are four schools in the state of Colorado offering social work programs. 494 students graduated with degrees from Colorado social work schools in 2010. 318 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 158 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 459 students graduate from social work programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Of those, ten students graduated with social work certificates, 158 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 318 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Four social work schools are in Colorado. And out of these, while one school is private, three schools are public. Tuition at a private social work school is $36,501, while tuition at a public social work school varies from $4,093 to $6,985.

Average tuition for programs in social work is $18,212. While the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,093 every year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $36,501 every year, is at the University of Denver.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for social work students.

Social Work Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 459 students graduate from social work programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Of those, ten students graduated with social work certificates, 158 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 318 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Social Work Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 16
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 148
  • Bachelor 2007: 162
  • Bachelor 2008: 149
  • Bachelor 2009: 163
  • Bachelor 2010: 158
  • Master 2006: 269
  • Master 2007: 233
  • Master 2008: 270
  • Master 2009: 286
  • Master 2010: 318
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 1
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Social Work Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of seven social work programs. Of these programs, close to 42.9% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22720
  • 25th Percentile: 26330
  • Median: 32350
  • 75th Percentile: 44340
  • 90th Percentile: 57380

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27700
  • 25th Percentile: 32810
  • Median: 43590
  • 75th Percentile: 59310
  • 90th Percentile: 71110

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28620
  • 25th Percentile: 34210
  • Median: 43240
  • 75th Percentile: 52760
  • 90th Percentile: 62930

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 25200
  • 25th Percentile: 31900
  • Median: 41680
  • 75th Percentile: 55700
  • 90th Percentile: 74400

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 22660
  • 25th Percentile: 28550
  • Median: 36970
  • 75th Percentile: 48740
  • 90th Percentile: 66630

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30410
  • Median Salary 2007: 30210
  • Median Salary 2008: 30070
  • Median Salary 2009: 29730
  • Median Salary 2010: 32350
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 2080
  • Total Employed 2008: 2240
  • Total Employed 2009: 2750
  • Total Employed 2010: 2270

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37700
  • Median Salary 2007: 39050
  • Median Salary 2008: 39230
  • Median Salary 2009: 40620
  • Median Salary 2010: 43590
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1500
  • Total Employed 2008: 1390
  • Total Employed 2009: 1250
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41460
  • Median Salary 2007: 43010
  • Median Salary 2008: 42440
  • Median Salary 2009: 43840
  • Median Salary 2010: 43240
  • Total Employed 2006: 1520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1830
  • Total Employed 2008: 2450
  • Total Employed 2009: 2480
  • Total Employed 2010: 2200

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42600
  • Median Salary 2007: 43070
  • Median Salary 2008: 40560
  • Median Salary 2009: 40450
  • Median Salary 2010: 41680
  • Total Employed 2006: 3170
  • Total Employed 2007: 3530
  • Total Employed 2008: 4220
  • Total Employed 2009: 4960
  • Total Employed 2010: 5140

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35230
  • Median Salary 2007: 35520
  • Median Salary 2008: 36570
  • Median Salary 2009: 36170
  • Median Salary 2010: 36970
  • Total Employed 2006: 2640
  • Total Employed 2007: 2750
  • Total Employed 2008: 2250
  • Total Employed 2009: 2000
  • Total Employed 2010: 1880

Colorado vs National Social Work Employment

Colorado vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.713% (12350)

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1. Colorado State University - Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers one program in social work and CSU-Pueblo is near the center of the city. 7,379 students seek degrees in 34 Colorado State University-Pueblo programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering social work.

2. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is 4.5 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three social work programs. More specifically, it offers one social work certificate to students, one social work degree at the master's level, and one social work degree at the doctorate level. 11,842 students seek degrees in 176 DU programs, overall. This research university is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering social work in terms of programs.

3. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers two programs in social work. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level social work degree by this university and one social work degree at the master's level. Colorado State is near the center of the city. 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 Colorado State University-Fort Collins programs, overall. In terms of programs, CSU is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering social work.

4. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver offers one social work program and it is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering social work programs.