Social Work Schools In Arkansas

There are 12 accredited social work schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach social work classes to choose from. The trends in Arkansas' social work academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Central Baptist College

    1501 College Avenue, Conway, Arkansas 72034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Philander Smith College

    900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

    1000 Campus Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342-0785

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Social Work Employment

Arkansas 4,130
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Arkansas

3,770 3,760 4,300 3,340 4,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Social Work is a growing field in Arkansas. There were 360 more social workers working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has grown by 10%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of social workers around the country. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$37,310 $38,783 $40,062 $42,225 $42,222
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to social workers are growing in Arkansas. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $37,310 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,222 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Arkansas

10th percentile
$26,750
25th percentile
$32,242
50th percentile
$39,360
75th percentile
$51,260
90th percentile
$63,238

Thus, there was a 12% growth in social workers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 136% pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of social work in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Arkansas

Human Resources
$54,650
Human Services
$37,655
Public Administration
$72,870
Public Health
$54,203
Social Work
$42,222

In Arkansas, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
1
bachelor
11
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total19

As the number of social workers is increasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited social work schools in Arkansas state is also increasing. In 2006, 308 students graduated from social work courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 336 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 9%. Most of these graduates, or 58%, earned an bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of social work faculty in Arkansas, growth in the field of social work academia and faculty salaries in Arkansas. If you are involved in teaching social work courses to students at the certificate in social work, associates degree in social work, bachelors degree in social work, and masters degree in social work levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of social work in Arkansas. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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