Louisiana Social Work Degree Programs - 2024

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

Louisiana Social Work Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted
Social Worker License

by Social Worker License Staff

Updated: November 7th, 2023

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 $4,958 IN-STATE TUITION $8,258 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

1,913

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,958

Out-of-State Tuition:

$8,258

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

$10,842

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

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelor's 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

1,293

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

25.21%

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):

$14,301

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

79.29%

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 $7,683 IN-STATE TUITION $16,706 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

4,405

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

37.8%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,683

Out-of-State Tuition:

$16,706

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

$17,157

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

72.46%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

471

Average SAT Math Score:

460

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

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

10,106

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

41.98%

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):

$13,269

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

98.94%

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

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor'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

7,513

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

46.85%

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):

$14,657

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

96.28%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

530

Average SAT Math Score:

490

University of Louisiana at MonroeMonroe, LA 6th for In-State Tuition $9,058 IN-STATE TUITION $21,158 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

5,376

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

48.25%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,058

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,158

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

$10,950

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

69.89%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

535

Average SAT Math Score:

630

Southern University and A & M CollegeBaton Rouge, LA 7th for In-State Tuition $9,842 IN-STATE TUITION $17,192 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

5,178

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

37.81%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,842

Out-of-State Tuition:

$17,192

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

$16,991

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

58.88%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

473

Average SAT Math Score:

455

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeBaton Rouge, LA 8th for In-State Tuition $11,958 IN-STATE TUITION $28,635 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

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

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

26,455

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

67.4%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,958

Out-of-State Tuition:

$28,635

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

$18,300

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

70.86%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

620

Average SAT Math Score:

605

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

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

530

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

46.67%

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):

$16,353

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

75%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Louisiana Christian UniversityPineville, LA 10th for In-State Tuition $17,950 IN-STATE TUITION $17,950 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's 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

869

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

36.6%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$17,950

Out-of-State Tuition:

$17,950

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

$15,351

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

76.09%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

490

Average SAT Math Score:

520

Dillard UniversityNew Orleans, LA 11th for In-State Tuition $19,284 IN-STATE TUITION $19,284 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor'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

1,200

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

50.67%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$19,284

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,284

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

$18,901

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

55.22%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

523

Average SAT Math Score:

518

Xavier University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA 12th for In-State Tuition $26,398 IN-STATE TUITION $26,398 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

2,727

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

52.97%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$26,398

Out-of-State Tuition:

$26,398

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

$18,445

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

95.41%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

540

Average SAT Math Score:

530

Loyola University New OrleansNew Orleans, LA 13th for In-State Tuition $43,498 IN-STATE TUITION $43,498 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

3,230

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

63.92%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$43,498

Out-of-State Tuition:

$43,498

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

$22,123

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

78.27%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Tulane University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA 14th for In-State Tuition $60,814 IN-STATE TUITION $60,814 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.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

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

8,700

Accredited By:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Graduation Rate:

86.77%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$60,814

Out-of-State Tuition:

$60,814

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

$42,217

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

9.63%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

710

Average SAT Math Score:

725