25 Best Master's in Social Work (MSW) Programs 2020

We ranked the top 25 colleges that offer a Master's Degree in Social Work based on the median salary of this program's students one year after graduation. San Jose State University is ranked #1 with a salary of $69,900. California State University-Fresno offers the lowest median debt on the list, at $21,342. Students who graduated with a Master's Degree in Social Work from one of the top 25 schools had median starting salaries between $50,200 and $69,900.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Master's Program Highlights