Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Social Work and the types of students that study this field. University of Southern California awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers and Southern University at New Orleans have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Social Work. Tuition costs for Social Work majors are, on average, $6,912 for in-state public colleges, and $29,900 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Social Work programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Social Work field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Social Work majors need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Social Work majors need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, and Operations Analysis.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Social Work majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Social Perceptiveness is very distinctive for majors, but the Social Perceptiveness, Active Listening, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.