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2017 Top Social Work Schools

TFE Times’ Best Master of Social Work (MSW) Program Rankings are the most comprehensive rankings for graduate social work programs in the United States.

RankUniversityUser Rating
1Washington University in St. Louis
2University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor
3University of California—​Berkeley
4University of Chicago
5University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill
6University of Washington
7Columbia University
8University of Southern California
9University of Wisconsin—​Madison
10Case Western Reserve University
11University of Texas—​Austin
12University of California—​Los Angeles
13University of Pittsburgh
14Boston University
15Boston College
16Ohio State University
17University of Pennsylvania
18University of Maryland—​Baltimore
19New York University
20Virginia Commonwealth University
21University of Illinois—​Urbana-Champaign
22University of Denver
23University of Kansas
24Fordham University
25University at Albany—​SUNY
26Smith College
27Rutgers University—​New Brunswick
28University of Illinois—​Chicago
29CUNY—​Hunter College
30Indiana University
31Michigan State University
32University at Buffalo—​SUNY
33Arizona State University
34University of Tennessee—​Knoxville
35Howard University
36University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities
37Bryn Mawr College
38Tulane University
39Adelphi University
40University of Texas—​Arlington
41Wayne State University
42University of Louisville
43Portland State University
44Florida State University
45University of Georgia
46University of Houston
47St. Louis University
48The Catholic University of America
49University of Alabama
50University of South Carolina
51Simmons College
52University of Connecticut
53Loyola University Chicago
54Baylor University
55University of North Carolina—​Charlotte
56University of Iowa
57University of Utah
58University of Missouri
59University of Kentucky
60San Diego State University
61Colorado State University
62University of Hawaii—​Manoa
63Temple University
64University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee
65Binghamton University—​SUNY
66Syracuse University
67Monmouth University
68California State University—​Los Angeles
69Yeshiva University
70Georgia State University
71University of Missouri—​St. Louis
72George Mason University
73San Jose State University
74West Chester University of Pennsylvania
75California State University—​Long Beach
76Stony Brook University—​SUNY
77St. Catherine University - University of St. Thomas
78Western Michigan University
79University of Maine
80University of Vermont
81North Carolina State University
82San Francisco State University
83CUNY—​Lehman College
84Gallaudet University
85Ohio University
86Univ. of North Carolina—​Greensboro - North Carolina A&T State University
87Barry University
88University of Central Florida
89University of Arkansas
90Rhode Island College
91Indiana State University
92Florida International University
93University of Oklahoma
94University of Puerto Rico
95Salem State University
96University of Arkansas—​Little Rock
97University of Wisconsin—​Green Bay
98University of Minnesota—​Duluth
99Louisiana State University—​Baton Rouge
100University of Texas—​San Antonio
101University of Alaska—​Anchorage
102University of Nebraska—​Omaha
103Loma Linda University
104Texas Christian University
105DePaul University
106Southern Connecticut State University
107University of New Hampshire
108University of Cincinnati
109Eastern Washington University
110California State University—​Fresno
111Marywood University
112University of South Florida
113Boise State University
114Southern Illinois University—​Carbondale
115West Virginia University
116University of Montana
117Hawaii Pacific University
118University of Nevada—​Las Vegas
119Morgan State University
120University of North Carolina—​Wilmington
121Brigham Young University—​Provo
122University of Mississippi
123Eastern Michigan University
124Springfield College
125Stephen F. Austin State University
126Wichita State University
127University of Southern Mississippi
128University of Texas—​El Paso
129New Mexico State University
130University of Memphis
131University of Nevada—​Reno
132Cleveland State University - University of Akron
133Illinois State University
134Texas State University
135Widener University
136University of Missouri—​Kansas City
137University of Wyoming
138Metropolitan State University of Denver
139California State University—​Sacramento
140California State University—​Northridge
141California State University—​Fullerton
142Clark Atlanta University
143California State University—​Chico
144Millersville University of Pennsylvania-Shippensburg University
145Wheelock College
146Bridgewater State University
147St. Cloud State University
148Delaware State University
149Minnesota State University—​Mankato
150Saint Leo University
151Our Lady of the Lake University
152Azusa Pacific University
153Alabama A&M University
154Texas A&M University—​Commerce
155California State University—​East Bay
156Jackson State University
157East Carolina University
158Winthrop University
159Florida Atlantic University
160Miami University-Wright State University
161Touro College
162Augsburg College
163Grand Valley State University
164University of Southern Maine
165California State University—​San Bernardino
166Western Kentucky University
167Utah State University
168Florida A&M University
169Dominican University
170Southern Illinois University—​Edwardsville
171Norfolk State University
172University of North Dakota
173Appalachian State University
174Radford University
175Arkansas State University
176University of New England
177California State University—​San Marcos
178University of South Dakota
179Aurora University—​G. Williams College
180Kennesaw State University
181Missouri State University
182University of West Florida
183East Tennessee State University
184Walla Walla University
185Spalding University
186Albany State University
187St. Ambrose University
188Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metroplitano
189Western Carolina University
190University of Toledo
191Erikson Institute
192Chicago State University
193Abilene Christian University
194University of Southern Indiana
195Roberts Wesleyan College
196Humboldt State University
197College at Brockport—​SUNY
198California University of Pennsylvania
199University of Northern Iowa
200Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
201Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico—​Ponce
202LIU—​Post and Brooklyn
203Southern University—​New Orleans
204Valdosta State University
205California State University—​Monterey Bay
206West Texas A&M University
207Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
208Florida Gulf Coast University
209Stockton University
210University of North Carolina—​Pembroke
211California State University—​Dominguez Hills
212Pacific University
213Andrews University
214Middle Tennessee State University
215New Mexico Highlands University
216College of St. Scholastica
217California State University—​Stanislaus
218Salisbury University
219California State University—​Bakersfield
220North Carolina Central University
221University of Texas—​Rio Grande Valley
222Savannah State University
223Mississippi Valley State University
224Grambling State University
225Ferris State University
226Washburn University
227Fayetteville State University
228Kean University
229Youngstown State University
230Westfield State University
231University of St. Francis (Addams)

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