We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a social work degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 9,397 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

10% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,383 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

1% below average compared to other degrees

$ 29,578 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

10% below average compared to other degrees

What do social work graduates earn?

Social work students make an average of $41,836 per year after graduation. This is 37% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 41,836 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 2% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Satisfaction

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