100 Best colleges for Social Work in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Social Work. A graph of 425K citations received by 19.8K academic papers made by 183 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Social Work

#1 in the United States
#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
66%

For Social Work

#2 in the United States
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
66%

For Social Work

#3 in the United States
#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1327
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
56%

For Social Work

#4 in the United States
#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Social Work

#5 in the United States
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#6 in the United States
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

For Social Work

#7 in the United States
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

For Social Work

#8 in the United States
#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Social Work

#9 in the United States
#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%

For Social Work

#10 in the United States
#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%

For Social Work

#11 in the United States
#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

For Social Work

#12 in the United States
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
92%

For Social Work

#13 in the United States
#16 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,233

For Social Work

#14 in the United States
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

For Social Work

#15 in the United States
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167

For Social Work

#16 in the United States
#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Social Work

#17 in the United States
#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

For Social Work

#18 in the United States
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

For Social Work

#19 in the United States
#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$41,569

For Social Work

#20 in the United States
#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Social Work

#21 in the United States
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
7,137
Male:Female
26:74
Founded
1807

For Social Work

#22 in the United States
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

For Social Work

#23 in the United States
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
82%

For Social Work

#24 in the United States
#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

For Social Work

#25 in the United States
#34 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1222
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
91%

For Social Work

#26 in the United States
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%

For Social Work

#27 in the United States
#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
77%

For Social Work

#28 in the United States
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
71%

For Social Work

#29 in the United States
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$36,002

For Social Work

#30 in the United States
#46 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

For Social Work

#31 in the United States
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,154

For Social Work

#32 in the United States
#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#33 in the United States
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
90%

For Social Work

#34 in the United States
#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,037

For Social Work

#35 in the United States
#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
58%

For Social Work

#36 in the United States
#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Net Price
$28,422
Receiving Aid
78%
Average Aid
$47,538

For Social Work

#37 in the United States
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Social Work

#38 in the United States
#61 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,192

For Social Work

#39 in the United States
#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

For Social Work

#40 in the United States
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
98%

For Social Work

#41 in the United States
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

For Social Work

#42 in the United States
#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#43 in the United States
#71 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#44 in the United States
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$27,872

For Social Work

#45 in the United States
#79 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

For Social Work

#46 in the United States
#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725

For Social Work

#47 in the United States
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$38,322

For Social Work

#48 in the United States
#83 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
67%

For Social Work

#49 in the United States
#84 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1275
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$35,603

For Social Work

#50 in the United States
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

For Social Work

#51 in the United States
#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
84%

For Social Work

#52 in the United States
#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$13,150

For Social Work

#53 in the United States
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
85%

For Social Work

#54 in the United States
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#55 in the United States
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%

For Social Work

#56 in the United States
#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,511

For Social Work

#57 in the United States
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

For Social Work

#58 in the United States
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$26,932

For Social Work

#59 in the United States
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$29,821

For Social Work

#60 in the United States
#112 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
985
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%

For Social Work

#61 in the United States
#116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#62 in the United States
#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

For Social Work

#63 in the United States
#121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#64 in the United States
#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
86%

For Social Work

#65 in the United States
#125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

For Social Work

#66 in the United States
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
92%

For Social Work

#67 in the United States
#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
22
Net Price
$18,912

For Social Work

#68 in the United States
#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

For Social Work

#69 in the United States
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
78%
Average Aid
$5,363

For Social Work

#70 in the United States
#137 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$25,241

For Social Work

#71 in the United States
#138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
87%

For Social Work

#72 in the United States
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

For Social Work

#73 in the United States
#142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#74 in the United States
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,298
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1963

For Social Work

#75 in the United States
#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
76%

For Social Work

#76 in the United States
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,161
Enrollment
37,236

For Social Work

#77 in the United States
#153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$47,177
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$25,864

For Social Work

#78 in the United States
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Social Work

#79 in the United States
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
98%

For Social Work

#80 in the United States
#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#81 in the United States
#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
81%

For Social Work

#82 in the United States
#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$36,254

For Social Work

#83 in the United States
#168 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
83%

For Social Work

#84 in the United States
#169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
94%

For Social Work

#85 in the United States
#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
87%

For Social Work

#86 in the United States
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
74%

For Social Work

#87 in the United States
#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#88 in the United States
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$23,233

For Social Work

#89 in the United States
#178 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$47,413

For Social Work

#90 in the United States
#180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Net Price
$37,015
Receiving Aid
72%
Average Aid
$36,525

For Social Work

#91 in the United States
#181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#92 in the United States
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
75%

For Social Work

#93 in the United States
#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$41,222

For Social Work

#94 in the United States
#190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

For Social Work

#95 in the United States
#191 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

For Social Work

#96 in the United States
#194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
27
Net Price
$29,021

For Social Work

#97 in the United States
#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

For Social Work

#98 in the United States
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
80%

For Social Work

#99 in the United States
#199 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
92%

For Social Work

#100 in the United States
#200 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

The best cities to study Social Work in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ann Arbor, Austin, Seattle, and Berkeley.