Best master’s of social work programs in Colorado

Three years after completing their degree, master's in social work graduates earn a weighted average salary of $48,475.  Our MSW rankings cover 247 out of the 286 programs available, accounting for 94.4% of total conferrals. We are unable to include schools for which there are insufficient earnings and/or debt data.  

For more information on how we determine the best MSW programs, please visit our methodology page.  

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#1 in Colorado | #122 in Social Work nationally

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

Economic score: 0.59

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $49,787

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,825

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $35,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.71

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Colorado | #151 in Social Work nationally

Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

Economic score: 0.65

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $49,998

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $9,036

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $39,787

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.80

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in Colorado | #236 in Social Work nationally

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

Economic score: 1.19

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $48,742

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $7,780

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $69,060

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 1.42

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.