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Social Work Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Social Work Schools in Philadelphia, PA

There are 6 social work schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia has a general population of 1,517,550 and an overall student population of 150,997. Approximately 98,304 of Philadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

The largest social work school in Philadelphia, by student population, is Temple University. Approximately 288 students graduated in 2010 from Temple University with credentials in social work.

In 2010, 483 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Philadelphia's social work schools. If you decide to attend one of Philadelphia's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $41,781 per year in instate tuition and $43,755 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,031 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $10,631 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,657.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 18,550 social workers in Pennsylvania. Of these social workers, 6,820 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Philadelphia will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Philadelphia is $40,160 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 Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

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

  3. 3Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    Address:
    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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

  4. 4Saint Joseph's UniversitySaint Joseph's University

    Address:
    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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

  5. 5La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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

  6. 6Holy Family UniversityHoly Family University

    Address:
    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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