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Social Work Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Social Work Schools in Pittsburgh, PA

If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 4 social work schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With an overall population of 334,563 and a student population of 89,620, approximately 53,600 of Pittsburgh students attend one of Pittsburgh's schools that offer social work programs.

Pittsburgh's largest social work school is University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus. In 2010, University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus graduated approximately 269 students from its social work program.

In 2010, 342 students graduated with a social work degree in Pittsburgh. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pittsburgh social work schools was an average of $36,960 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,027 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburgh-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $8,717 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,852.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Pittsburgh

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 social workers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 5% in Pittsburgh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Pittsburgh is $33,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Pittsburgh
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusUniversity of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    Address:
    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Community College of Allegheny CountyCommunity College of Allegheny County

    Address:
    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3Carlow UniversityCarlow University

    Address:
    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Chatham UniversityChatham University

    Address:
    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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