Social Work Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 15 accredited social work schools where social work faculty who teach social work classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Kansas, and the future trends in social work training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  3. Bethany College in Lindsborg

    335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-1897

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  4. Bethel College in North Newton

    300 E 27th St, North Newton, Kansas 67117-8061

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  5. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  6. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  7. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  8. Haskell Indian Nations University

    155 Indian Ave, Lawrence, Kansas 66046-4800

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  9. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  11. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  13. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  14. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  15. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Social Work Employment

Kansas 3,660
National 609,060

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

Employment Growth for Social workers In Kansas

2,930 4,670 4,110 3,380 3,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Social Work is a growing field in Kansas. In Kansas, 730 more social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of social workers has grown by 25%. This is faster than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$38,793 $41,218 $41,600 $42,075 $42,512
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to social workers are growing in Kansas. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $38,793 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,512 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Kansas

10th percentile
$30,375
25th percentile
$34,095
50th percentile
$40,788
75th percentile
$49,672
90th percentile
$58,920

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of social work. The pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 94%

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Kansas

Human Resources
$61,073
Human Services
$35,447
Public Administration
$83,930
Public Health
$54,583
Social Work
$42,512

Social workers in Kansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
10
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total20

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited social work schools in Kansas is increasing. In Kansas, there were 530 graduates in 2006. And there were 563 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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