School of Social Work

Fast Facts About Adelphi’s Social Work Degrees

Adelphi University is consistently ranked as one of the best in social work education.

Here are a few reasons why we do so well in the rankings, and why our graduates excel in the field. We’re dedicated to their success in ways that can be counted—and in ways that can’t. After you take a look at our basics below, we welcome you to visit Adelphi for an experience that can’t be quantified. Schedule a visit here.


How We Rank

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Adelphi’s School of Social Work is one of the Best Graduate Schools in U.S. News & World Report‘s rankings.

USA Today College published “The top 10 U.S. colleges for a major in social work.” Adelphi ranked sixth in the nation out of 513 accredited Bachelor in Social Work programs. This list was based on student outcomes and ability to find a job.

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Adelphi Social Work Enrollment Statistics

The above represents Adelphi enrollment statistics as of fall 2016.

Social Work Graduate Outcomes and Employment Statistics

91.4%
of our MSW students gain employment within a year after graduating

12%
the predicted demand for social workers through 2024 is faster than average
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Mental Health Professions

60%
Clinically Trained Social Workers
23%
Psychologists
10%
Psychiatrists
5%
Psychiatric Nurses
 
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School of Social Work
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