Best Social Work Colleges in Massachusetts

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Massachusetts 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 20 Social Work schools located within Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 257 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 252 Master's degrees, and 5 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 226 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 226 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 Simmons College Boston, MA

Simmons College offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 188 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 166 Master's degrees, 16 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 Springfield College Springfield, MA

Springfield College offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 145 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 145 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Smith College Northampton, MA

Smith College offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 130 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 122 Master's degrees, 8 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Salem State University Salem, MA

Salem State University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 155 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 94 Master's degrees, and 61 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Westfield State University Westfield, MA

Westfield State University offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 100 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 54 Master's degrees, and 46 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA

Bridgewater State University offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 97 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees, and 48 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 Wheelock College Boston, MA

Wheelock College offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 105 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 70 Master's degrees, 30 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Gordon College Wenham, MA

Gordon College offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 26 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Social Work Colleges in Massachusetts

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  • 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
Boston College Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
5/5
15 : 1 14,354
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Simmons College Simmons College Boston, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,662
Springfield College Springfield College Springfield, MA
5/5
13 : 1 3,241
Smith College Smith College Northampton, MA
5/5
9 : 1 2,874
Salem State University Salem State University Salem, MA
3/5
19 : 1 9,215
Westfield State University Westfield State University Westfield, MA
3/5
20 : 1 6,496
Bridgewater State University Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
3/5
23 : 1 11,089
Wheelock College Wheelock College Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 1,169
Gordon College Gordon College Wenham, MA
5/5
16 : 1 2,045
College of Our Lady of the Elms College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee, MA
5/5
18 : 1 1,712
Western New England University Western New England University Springfield, MA
5/5
15 : 1 3,912
University of Massachusetts-Boston University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston, MA
3/5
20 : 1 17,030
Clark University Clark University Worcester, MA
5/5
14 : 1 3,485
Eastern Nazarene College Eastern Nazarene College Quincy, MA
5/5
16 : 1 1,101
Bristol Community College Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
2/5
28 : 1 8,761
Holyoke Community College Holyoke Community College Holyoke, MA
2/5
26 : 1 6,285
Regis College Regis College Weston, MA
5/5
14 : 1 1,954
Northern Essex Community College Northern Essex Community College Haverhill, MA
2/5
27 : 1 6,628
Anna Maria College Anna Maria College Paxton, MA
5/5
17 : 1 1,451

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Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Massachusetts Schools

Massachusetts Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available with as many as 226 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
Boston University 0 0 0 226 0
How many Massachusetts schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Massachusetts?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 3 Colleges 73 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 13 Colleges 344 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 3 Colleges 6 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 19 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 9 Colleges 1,177 Graduates
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