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83.32%

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92%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$6,610

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

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Social Work Degree

The social work program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania prepares students for careers as an adolescent specialist, child and family social worker, healthcare social worker, mental health and substance abuse social worker, and more. The program focuses on social welfare administration and counseling, as well as studying organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Program courses include: social welfare policy, case work planning, social counseling and intervention strategies, and administrative procedures and regulations. Get more details below including other Pennsylvania colleges that offer social work degrees.

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania and publically funded. Approximately 8,600 students are enrolled annually at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores between 17 to 22 on the ACT or 1240 to 1540 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of around 75% of which only 41% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at edinboro.edu.

Tuition & fees at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs close to $9,200 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $13,000 for the year. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,700 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more.

Students Enrolled in the Social Work Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2019)

 Graduates
Associate's Degree16
Bachelor's Degree38
Master's Degree182

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male33
Female203

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian2
Black23
Hispanic10
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White188
Multiple Races3
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown7

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Social Work program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Social and Community Service Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, social and community service managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 490
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.57
    • Average Annual Salary: $84380
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.55
    • Average Annual Salary: $71850
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 570
    • Average Hourly Rate: $32.71
    • Average Annual Salary: $68030

Marriage and Family Therapists

Description

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, marriage and family therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.8% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 750
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.18
    • Average Annual Salary: $75250
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 400
    • Average Hourly Rate: $24.49
    • Average Annual Salary: $50940
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $27.49
    • Average Annual Salary: $57180

Counselors, All Other

Description

All counselors not listed separately.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, counselors, all other employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $30.30
    • Average Annual Salary: $63020
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.47
    • Average Annual Salary: $34270
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.39
    • Average Annual Salary: $32010

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Description

Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, child, family, and school social workers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 950
    • Average Hourly Rate: $28.80
    • Average Annual Salary: $59900
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 5
    • Average Hourly Rate: $21.28
    • Average Annual Salary: $44270
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 920
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.22
    • Average Annual Salary: $39980

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Edinboro University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care for children

Intercollegiate Athletics

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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