Best Social Work Colleges in Los Angeles

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Los Angeles 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 13 Social Work schools located within Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles for 2020

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,439 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 1,434 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
2 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 100 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 96 Master's degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
3 California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA

California State University-Long Beach offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 263 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 200 Master's degrees, and 63 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
4 California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

California State University-Los Angeles offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 230 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 136 Bachelor's degrees, and 94 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA

California State University-Fullerton offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 117 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 117 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
6 California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
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California State University-Northridge offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 166 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 166 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
7 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 103 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 57 Master's degrees, and 46 Bachelor's degrees.

8 Chapman University Orange, CA

Chapman University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
9 Whittier College Whittier, CA

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

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA

Mount Saint Mary's University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 15 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Social Work Colleges in Los Angeles

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
California State University-Los Angeles California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
2/5
32 : 1 27,680
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
California State University-Northridge California State University-Northridge Northridge, CA
2/5
32 : 1 41,548
Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA
5/5
14 : 1 9,975
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
Whittier College Whittier College Whittier, CA
5/5
12 : 1 2,187
Mount Saint Mary's University Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
14 : 1 3,431
California State University-Dominguez Hills California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson, CA
2/5
31 : 1 14,635
Brandman University Brandman University Irvine, CA
3/5
27 : 1 8,004
Touro University Worldwide Touro University Worldwide Los Alamitos, CA
3/5
20 : 1 880

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  • Program Descriptions
    • B.A. in Communications
    • B.S. in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse
    • B.S. in Psychology
    • B.S. in Sociology
    • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • M.S. in Addiction Counseling
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling
    • M.S. in Psychology: General Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology
    • Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
    • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
    • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Life Coaching
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
    • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Forensic Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Human Factors Psychology
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
    • BS in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
    • Bachelor of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Community Mental Health Administration
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention

Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Los Angeles Schools

Los Angeles Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 36 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
Brandman University 0 0 36 0 0
How many Los Angeles schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 2 Bachelor's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Los Angeles?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 8 Colleges 320 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 2 Colleges 9 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 10 Colleges 2,273 Graduates
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