District of Columbia Social Work Degree Programs - 2022

AKA: ASW, BSW, MSW, DSW, Clinical MSW

District of Columbia Social Work Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: August 29th, 2022

Social Worker License has analyzed data from 7 schools who offer degree programs in the field of social work and human services.

Find the right social work or human services degree program for you. Filter schools in District of Columbia by degree level and field type. Rank schools by features that matter to you. Explore all the social work programs offered in District of Columbia below.

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Dept. of Education - 2022

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

University of the District of ColumbiaWashington, DC 1st for In-State Tuition $6,152 IN-STATE TUITION $13,004 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

3,297

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

50%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$6,152

Out-of-State Tuition:

$13,004

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$16,001

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Gallaudet UniversityWashington, DC 2nd for In-State Tuition $17,038 IN-STATE TUITION $17,038 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Master's Degree
$38,472

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,004

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

51.89%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$17,038

Out-of-State Tuition:

$17,038

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$16,833

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

62.62%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

448

Average SAT Math Score:

468

Trinity Washington UniversityWashington, DC 3rd for In-State Tuition $25,110 IN-STATE TUITION $25,110 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$66,674

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,415

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

30.28%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$25,110

Out-of-State Tuition:

$25,110

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$13,785

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

95.79%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Howard UniversityWashington, DC 4th for In-State Tuition $28,440 IN-STATE TUITION $28,440 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$53,307
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

7,784

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

64.32%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$28,440

Out-of-State Tuition:

$28,440

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$41,388

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

38.64%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

610

Average SAT Math Score:

585

The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DC 5th for In-State Tuition $49,416 IN-STATE TUITION $49,416 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Master's Degree
Not enough data
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional Degree
$51,022

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

3,017

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

76.14%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$49,416

Out-of-State Tuition:

$49,416

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$34,684

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

82.23%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

American UniversityWashington, DC 6th for In-State Tuition $51,361 IN-STATE TUITION $51,361 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program description:

Any instructional program in public administration and services not listed above.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

7,510

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

79.95%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$51,361

Out-of-State Tuition:

$51,361

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$40,088

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

38.65%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

670

Average SAT Math Score:

635

George Washington UniversityWashington, DC 7th for In-State Tuition $58,640 IN-STATE TUITION $58,640 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

11,106

Accredited By:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

82.58%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$58,640

Out-of-State Tuition:

$58,640

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$32,563

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

43.04%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

680

Average SAT Math Score:

680