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Social Work Schools in Chicago, Illinois

Social Work Schools in Chicago, IL

There are 11 social work schools in Chicago, Illinois. With an overall population of 2,896,016 and a student population of 248,289, approximately 134,877 of Chicago students attend one of Chicago's schools that offer social work programs.

Loyola University Chicago is the largest social work school in Chicago, based on student population. In 2010, Loyola University Chicago graduated approximately 298 students with credentials in social work.

A reported 875 students graduated with credentials in social work in Chicago in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,080 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chicago social work schools was an average of $39,131 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,251 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicago-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,457.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Chicago

If you plan on staying in Chicago after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Chicago, which is the most popular social work profession, are average. In 2010, of the 13,520 social workers in Illinois, 8,630 were working in the greater Chicago area. Chicago's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. 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 Chicago is $51,660 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Chicago
  • 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 Illinois at ChicagoUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

    Address:
    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2DePaul UniversityDePaul University

    Address:
    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Loyola University ChicagoLoyola University Chicago

    Address:
    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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

  4. 4University of ChicagoUniversity of Chicago

    Address:
    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  5. 5City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    Address:
    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

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

  6. 6Northeastern Illinois UniversityNortheastern Illinois University

    Address:
    5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  7. 7City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    Address:
    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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

  8. 8Chicago State UniversityChicago State University

    Address:
    9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598

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

  9. 9City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    Address:
    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

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

  10. 10North Park UniversityNorth Park University

    Address:
    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  11. 11Saint Augustine CollegeSaint Augustine College

    Address:
    1333-45 W Argyle, Chicago, Illinois 60640-3593

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

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