Louisiana Social Work Degree Programs - 2022

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

Louisiana Social Work Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: August 29th, 2022

Social Worker License has analyzed data from 14 schools who offer degree programs in the field of social work and human services.

Whether you live in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport or elsewhere in Louisiana, you can find the right social work or human services degree program for you. Filter schools in Louisiana by degree level and field type. Rank schools by features that matter to you. Explore all the social work programs offered in Louisiana below.

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Southern University at ShreveportShreveport, LA 1st for In-State Tuition $4,789 IN-STATE TUITION $8,089 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate'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

Public

Total Enrollment

1,968

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,789

Out-of-State Tuition:

$8,089

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

$9,522

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Southern University at New OrleansNew Orleans, LA 2nd for In-State Tuition $7,059 IN-STATE TUITION $15,960 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$32,576
Master's Degree
$38,712

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

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Post-baccalaureate 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

Public

Total Enrollment

1,439

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

28.07%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,059

Out-of-State Tuition:

$15,960

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

$12,126

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

72%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Grambling State UniversityGrambling, LA 3rd for In-State Tuition $7,635 IN-STATE TUITION $16,658 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$26,476
Master's Degree
$33,736

Program fields may include:

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

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

4,511

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

38.47%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,635

Out-of-State Tuition:

$16,658

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

$16,964

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

93.22%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

460

Average SAT Math Score:

470

Southeastern Louisiana UniversityHammond, LA 4th for In-State Tuition $8,289 IN-STATE TUITION $20,767 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$22,925

Program fields may include:

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

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

11,084

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

42.31%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,289

Out-of-State Tuition:

$20,767

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

$12,336

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

97.37%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Northwestern State University of LouisianaNatchitoches, LA 5th for In-State Tuition $8,672 IN-STATE TUITION $19,460 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$25,591

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

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors 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

Public

Total Enrollment

8,181

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

47.07%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,672

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,460

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

$13,483

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

94.85%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

534

Average SAT Math Score:

520

University of Louisiana at MonroeMonroe, LA 6th for In-State Tuition $9,070 IN-STATE TUITION $21,170 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$26,988

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
  • Doctoral Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
Not enough data
Doctoral 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

Public

Total Enrollment

5,676

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

44.21%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,070

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,170

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

$10,846

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

77.98%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

520

Average SAT Math Score:

540

Southern University and A & M CollegeBaton Rouge, LA 7th for In-State Tuition $9,340 IN-STATE TUITION $16,720 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$27,683

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
$37,606

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

Public

Total Enrollment

5,350

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

37.82%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,340

Out-of-State Tuition:

$16,720

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

$17,104

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

43.45%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

487

Average SAT Math Score:

460

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeBaton Rouge, LA 8th for In-State Tuition $11,962 IN-STATE TUITION $28,639 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Post-baccalaureate Certificate
Not enough data
Master's Degree
$39,032
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional 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

25,203

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

66.22%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,962

Out-of-State Tuition:

$28,639

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

$17,811

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

73.38%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

605

Average SAT Math Score:

590

University of Holy CrossNew Orleans, LA 9th for In-State Tuition $15,280 IN-STATE TUITION $15,280 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Master's Degree
$33,426
Doctoral 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

549

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

57.41%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$15,280

Out-of-State Tuition:

$15,280

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

$13,671

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

52.73%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Louisiana CollegePineville, LA 10th for In-State Tuition $17,500 IN-STATE TUITION $17,500 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
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

868

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

28.52%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$17,500

Out-of-State Tuition:

$17,500

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

$14,946

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

71.16%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

540

Average SAT Math Score:

490

Dillard UniversityNew Orleans, LA 11th for In-State Tuition $19,281 IN-STATE TUITION $19,281 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

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,214

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

44.9%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$19,281

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,281

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

$19,105

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

65.31%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

525

Average SAT Math Score:

505

Xavier University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA 12th for In-State Tuition $25,822 IN-STATE TUITION $25,822 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
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

2,502

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

50.4%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$25,822

Out-of-State Tuition:

$25,822

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

$20,108

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

80.62%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

540

Average SAT Math Score:

535

Loyola University New OrleansNew Orleans, LA 13th for In-State Tuition $42,278 IN-STATE TUITION $42,278 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
$35,772

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

3,144

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

61.27%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$42,278

Out-of-State Tuition:

$42,278

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

$20,463

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

72.39%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

590

Average SAT Math Score:

555

Tulane University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA 14th for In-State Tuition $58,852 IN-STATE TUITION $58,852 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
$40,451
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
$44,535

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

8,537

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

85.85%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$58,852

Out-of-State Tuition:

$58,852

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

$39,749

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

11.11%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

690

Average SAT Math Score:

730