Best Social Work Colleges in Virginia

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in Virginia 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 Virginia. 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 Virginia for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University offers 4 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 247 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 158 Master's degrees, 80 Bachelor's degrees, and 9 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
2 George Mason University Fairfax, VA

George Mason University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 125 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 75 Master's degrees, and 50 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
3 Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA

Norfolk State University offers 3 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 129 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 71 Bachelor's degrees, 56 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.

4 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 69 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 69 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Radford University Radford, VA

Radford University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 89 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 46 Bachelor's degrees, and 43 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA

Christopher Newport University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees.

7 Longwood University Farmville, VA

Longwood University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a remote town. In 2015, 35 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 35 Bachelor's degrees.

8 Hampton University Hampton, VA

Hampton University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Virginia State University Petersburg, VA

Virginia State University offers 1 Social Work Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 41 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 41 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg, VA

Eastern Mennonite University offers 2 Social Work Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Social Work with students earning 14 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews

List of all Social Work Colleges in Virginia

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
3/5
14 : 1 30,918
George Mason University George Mason University Fairfax, VA
3/5
21 : 1 33,929
Norfolk State University Norfolk State University Norfolk, VA
3/5
18 : 1 5,107
James Madison University James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 21,227
Radford University Radford University Radford, VA
3/5
19 : 1 9,743
Christopher Newport University Christopher Newport University Newport News, VA
3/5
16 : 1 5,172
Longwood University Longwood University Farmville, VA
3/5
19 : 1 5,087
Hampton University Hampton University Hampton, VA
4/5
13 : 1 4,269
Virginia State University Virginia State University Petersburg, VA
3/5
14 : 1 4,696
Eastern Mennonite University Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg, VA
5/5
13 : 1 1,773
Mary Baldwin College Mary Baldwin College Staunton, VA
5/5
11 : 1 1,666
Argosy University, Washington DC Argosy University, Washington DC Arlington, VA
3/5
18 : 1 634
Virginia Union University Virginia Union University Richmond, VA
4/5
20 : 1 1,922
Ferrum College Ferrum College Ferrum, VA
5/5
16 : 1 1,334
Virginia Wesleyan College Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk, VA
5/5
14 : 1 1,441
Virginia Intermont College Virginia Intermont College Bristol, VA

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Additional Social Work Degree Facts for Virginia Schools

Virginia Schools offering online Social Work degrees

Online Social Work degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 158 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
Virginia Commonwealth University 0 0 0 158 0
Mary Baldwin College 0 0 20 0 0
How many Virginia schools offer online Social Work degrees?
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Social Work degree programs were earned in Virginia?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 15 Colleges 489 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 2 Colleges 11 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 5 Colleges 360 Graduates
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