Best Social Work Colleges in Tennessee

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Tennessee 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 18 Social Work schools located within Tennessee. 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 Tennessee for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville offers 4 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 340 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 197 Master's degrees, 60 Bachelor's degrees, 45 Certificates degrees, and 38 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
2 Union University Jackson, TN

Union University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 101 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 52 Master's degrees, and 49 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 University of Memphis Memphis, TN

University of Memphis offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 95 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 60 Bachelor's degrees, and 35 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
4 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

East Tennessee State University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 115 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 62 Bachelor's degrees, and 53 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 95 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 81 Bachelor's degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
6 Belmont University Nashville, TN

Belmont University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 70 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 52 Bachelor's degrees, and 18 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 Lipscomb University Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
9 The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 34 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 34 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN

Trevecca Nazarene University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of all Social Work Colleges in Tennessee

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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
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville The University of Tennessee-Knoxville Knoxville, TN
3/5
18 : 1 27,845
Union University Union University Jackson, TN
5/5
13 : 1 3,583
University of Memphis University of Memphis Memphis, TN
3/5
20 : 1 20,585
East Tennessee State University East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
3/5
17 : 1 14,334
Middle Tennessee State University Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN
3/5
23 : 1 22,511
Belmont University Belmont University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 7,350
Austin Peay State University Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN
2/5
23 : 1 10,099
Lipscomb University Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 4,680
The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN
3/5
22 : 1 11,387
Trevecca Nazarene University Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN
4/5
22 : 1 2,640
The University of Tennessee-Martin The University of Tennessee-Martin Martin, TN
3/5
20 : 1 6,827
Lincoln Memorial University Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN
4/5
15 : 1 3,983
Southern Adventist University Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN
4/5
22 : 1 3,125
Tennessee State University Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
2/5
26 : 1 9,167
Freed-Hardeman University Freed-Hardeman University Henderson, TN
4/5
17 : 1 1,828
University Logo Milligan College Johnson City, TN
5/5
15 : 1 1,193
Le Moyne-Owen College Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis, TN
3/5
13 : 1 945
Argosy University, Nashville Argosy University, Nashville Nashville, TN
3/5
24 : 1 392

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Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Tennessee Schools

Tennessee Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available with as many as 197 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
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 0 0 0 197 0
How many Tennessee schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Tennessee?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 17 Colleges 566 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 1 Colleges 45 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 38 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 9 Colleges 424 Graduates
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