Best Social Work Colleges in Iowa

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Iowa 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 16 Social Work schools located within Iowa. 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 Iowa for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa offers 4 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 121 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 67 Master's degrees, 52 Bachelor's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 76 Reviews
2 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 93 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 61 Bachelor's degrees, and 32 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Luther College Decorah, IA

Luther College offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
4 Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA

Graceland University-Lamoni offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote rural. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

5 Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA

Saint Ambrose University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 43 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 43 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
6 Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA

Buena Vista University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Wartburg College Waverly, IA

Wartburg College offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

8 Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, IA

Mount Mercy University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 Loras College Dubuque, IA

Loras College offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 19 Bachelor's degrees.

10 Clarke University Dubuque, IA

Clarke University offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews

List of all Social Work Colleges in Iowa

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
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  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
University of Northern Iowa University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
2/5
19 : 1 11,981
Luther College Luther College Decorah, IA
5/5
12 : 1 2,337
Graceland University-Lamoni Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni, IA
5/5
25 : 1 2,300
Saint Ambrose University Saint Ambrose University Davenport, IA
5/5
14 : 1 3,266
Buena Vista University Buena Vista University Storm Lake, IA
5/5
12 : 1 2,322
Wartburg College Wartburg College Waverly, IA
5/5
13 : 1 1,537
Mount Mercy University Mount Mercy University Cedar Rapids, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,877
Loras College Loras College Dubuque, IA
5/5
14 : 1 1,528
Clarke University Clarke University Dubuque, IA
5/5
10 : 1 1,075
Dordt College Dordt College Sioux Center, IA
5/5
15 : 1 1,458
Upper Iowa University Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA
5/5
20 : 1 4,797
Briar Cliff University Briar Cliff University Sioux City, IA
5/5
17 : 1 1,149
Simpson College Simpson College Indianola, IA
5/5
14 : 1 1,690
Iowa Central Community College Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, IA
2/5
29 : 1 5,634
Northeast Iowa Community College Northeast Iowa Community College Calmar, IA
2/5
17 : 1 4,865

Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Iowa Schools

Iowa Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 21 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
Iowa Central Community College 0 21 0 0 0
Briar Cliff University 0 0 9 0 0
Northeast Iowa Community College 1 0 0 0 0
How many Iowa schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 2 Bachelor's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Iowa?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 2 Colleges 23 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 14 Colleges 233 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 2 Colleges 6 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 2 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 4 Colleges 146 Graduates
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