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Social Work Schools in Kansas

There are 13 schools in the state of Kansas offering social work programs. 571 students graduated with degrees from Kansas social work schools in 2010. 320 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 231 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

556 students graduate from programs in this state in social work, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Of those, three students graduated with social work certificates, 11 with an associate's level degree, 231 with a bachelor's level degree, 320 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a doctorate level degree.

13 social work schools are in Kansas. And of these, while four schools are private, nine schools are public. While public social work school tuition varies from $430 to $8,733, private social work school tuition varies from $20,026 to $20,712.

Average tuition for programs in social work is $9,688. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $430 per year, is at Haskell Indian Nations University, while the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $20,712 every year, is at Newman University.

Kansas schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing social work.

Social Work Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

556 students graduate from programs in this state in social work, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from social work programs. Of those, three students graduated with social work certificates, 11 with an associate's level degree, 231 with a bachelor's level degree, 320 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a doctorate level degree.

Social Work Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 14
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 250
  • Bachelor 2007: 250
  • Bachelor 2008: 231
  • Bachelor 2009: 232
  • Bachelor 2010: 231
  • Master 2006: 267
  • Master 2007: 292
  • Master 2008: 301
  • Master 2009: 305
  • Master 2010: 320
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 9
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Social Work Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 19 social work programs. Of these programs, 52.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27240
  • 25th Percentile: 30550
  • Median: 37540
  • 75th Percentile: 43850
  • 90th Percentile: 50050

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39570
  • 25th Percentile: 41680
  • Median: 45200
  • 75th Percentile: 57410
  • 90th Percentile: 68820

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26470
  • 25th Percentile: 30850
  • Median: 39110
  • 75th Percentile: 47740
  • 90th Percentile: 56380

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 28220
  • 25th Percentile: 33300
  • Median: 41300
  • 75th Percentile: 49690
  • 90th Percentile: 60430

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 24030
  • 25th Percentile: 26580
  • Median: 30500
  • 75th Percentile: 37180
  • 90th Percentile: 45570

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34700
  • Median Salary 2007: 35490
  • Median Salary 2008: 35740
  • Median Salary 2009: 36760
  • Median Salary 2010: 37540
  • Total Employed 2006: 1430
  • Total Employed 2007: 1480
  • Total Employed 2008: 990
  • Total Employed 2009: 870
  • Total Employed 2010: 760

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41290
  • Median Salary 2007: 47140
  • Median Salary 2008: 46450
  • Median Salary 2009: 44230
  • Median Salary 2010: 45200
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 590
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41150
  • Median Salary 2007: 42240
  • Median Salary 2008: 39830
  • Median Salary 2009: 40070
  • Median Salary 2010: 39110
  • Total Employed 2006: 970
  • Total Employed 2007: 960
  • Total Employed 2008: 900
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33010
  • Median Salary 2007: 36360
  • Median Salary 2008: 38810
  • Median Salary 2009: 39780
  • Median Salary 2010: 41300
  • Total Employed 2006: 1620
  • Total Employed 2007: 1650
  • Total Employed 2008: 1630
  • Total Employed 2009: 1630
  • Total Employed 2010: 1310

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27920
  • Median Salary 2007: 28530
  • Median Salary 2008: 30490
  • Median Salary 2009: 28960
  • Median Salary 2010: 30500
  • Total Employed 2006: 990
  • Total Employed 2007: 1160
  • Total Employed 2008: 1220
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Kansas vs National Social Work Employment

Kansas vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.680% (4900)

Social Work Schools in Kansas

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1. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers one program in social work. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work programs.

2. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers one social work program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work in terms of programs.

3. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers one program in social work. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work in terms of programs.

4. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is located in Lindsborg, KS and this school offers one social work program. Overall, 610 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at Bethany. Bethany is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in social work.

5. Haskell Indian Nations University

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
(785) 749-8404

Haskell Indian Nations University, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS and it offers one program in social work. This university is a tribal, public, 4-year, research institution. Haskells is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in social work.

6. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Founded in 1923, Allen County Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in town of Iola, Kansas. This college offers subjects including healthcare management, history, and business administration. It offers 11 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,898 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

7. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lawrence, KS. This university offers three social work programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in social work by this university, one master's level degree in social work, and one doctorate level degree in social work. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Kansas.

8. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers one program in social work. 7,130 students seek degrees in 96 programs at this school, overall. PSU is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work.

9. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS and it offers one program in social work. This school is a 4-year institution. NU is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work in terms of programs.

10. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College is located in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one social work program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Kansas.

11. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Founded in 1935, Dodge City Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in town of Dodge City, Kansas. Students are offered 19 certificates and 56 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 1,807 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects including advanced nursing and allied health. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

12. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Topeka, KS. It offers three programs in social work. Out of those, it offers one certificate in social work to students, one social work degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level social work degree. Washburn is a public 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work programs.

13. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is in town of Hillsboro, Kansas. It offers two social work programs. Tabor offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in social work. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work.

14. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, KS and it offers one social work program. 23,588 students seek degrees in 202 programs at this university, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Kansas.

15. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the center of the city. It offers two social work programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level social work degree by this big university and one social work degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering social work programs.