Best Social Work Colleges in Illinois

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Social Work degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 46 Social Work schools located within Illinois. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Social Work Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 7 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 397 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 363 Master's degrees, 22 Bachelor's degrees, 7 Certificates degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 University of Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Chicago offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 212 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 202 Master's degrees, and 10 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
3 Aurora University Aurora, IL

Aurora University offers 4 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 379 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 270 Master's degrees, 106 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 195 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 136 Master's degrees, 54 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
5 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 252 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 235 Master's degrees, 12 Certificates degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 174 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 103 Bachelor's degrees, and 71 Master's degrees.

Based on 68 Reviews
7 Dominican University River Forest, IL

Dominican University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 59 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 59 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 87 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees, and 38 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 Bradley University Peoria, IL

Bradley University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 University of St Francis Joliet, IL

University of St Francis offers 4 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees, and 18 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

List of all Social Work Colleges in Illinois

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
University of Chicago University of Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
7 : 1 15,391
Aurora University Aurora University Aurora, IL
4/5
21 : 1 5,423
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Illinois at Chicago University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
3/5
14 : 1 29,048
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale, IL
3/5
16 : 1 17,292
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,696
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
3/5
21 : 1 14,265
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
University of St Francis University of St Francis Joliet, IL
5/5
21 : 1 3,957
Northeastern Illinois University Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
3/5
24 : 1 9,891
Lewis University Lewis University Romeoville, IL
5/5
19 : 1 6,679
Illinois State University Illinois State University Normal, IL
3/5
22 : 1 20,760
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
Millikin University Millikin University Decatur, IL
5/5
13 : 1 2,152
University of Illinois at Springfield University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
3/5
22 : 1 5,402
Western Illinois University Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
3/5
18 : 1 11,094
Chicago State University Chicago State University Chicago, IL
3/5
17 : 1 4,767
Olivet Nazarene University Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL
5/5
18 : 1 4,892
Governors State University Governors State University University Park, IL
3/5
20 : 1 5,938
DePaul University DePaul University Chicago, IL
5/5
20 : 1 23,539
Trinity Christian College Trinity Christian College Palos Heights, IL
5/5
14 : 1 1,320
Greenville College Greenville College Greenville, IL
5/5
14 : 1 1,321
Elgin Community College Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
3/5
37 : 1 10,336
Southwestern Illinois College Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
3/5
31 : 1 9,943

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Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Illinois Schools

Illinois Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available with as many as 106 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Social Work degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Aurora University 0 0 106 0 0
How many Illinois schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Illinois?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 16 Colleges 103 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 21 Colleges 777 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 12 Colleges 51 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 5 Colleges 28 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 15 Colleges 1,548 Graduates
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