Social Work Schools In Pennsylvania

Social Work classes faculty can choose to work at one of 43 accredited social work schools in Pennsylvania. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in 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
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  2. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  3. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  4. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  5. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  6. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  7. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  8. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  9. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  10. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  11. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  12. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  13. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  14. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  15. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  16. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  17. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  18. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  19. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  20. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  21. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  22. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  23. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  24. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  25. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  26. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  27. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  28. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. University of Pennsylvania

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

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne

    200 Manor Ave, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047-2990

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  31. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  32. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  34. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  35. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  36. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  37. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  38. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  39. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Valley Forge Christian College

    1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460

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  41. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  42. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. International Institute for Restorative Practices

    544 Main Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Social Work Employment

Pennsylvania 36,260
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Pennsylvania

34,820 34,120 34,930 35,800 36,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is growing in Pennsylvania. 1,440 more social workers were working in Pennsylvania in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. 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 Pennsylvania

$37,243 $39,413 $41,495 $43,150 $45,045
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to social workers are growing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $37,243 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,045 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$26,318
25th percentile
$33,328
50th percentile
$44,045
75th percentile
$54,588
90th percentile
$65,458

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Pennsylvania

Human Resources
$68,573
Human Services
$40,367
Public Administration
$87,095
Public Health
$60,307
Social Work
$45,045

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
33
master
17
doctor
3
Certificate
3
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As the number of social workers is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 43 accredited social work schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 1,745 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,899 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of social work degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. 52% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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