# Best master’s of social work programs in New York

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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#### College of Staten Island CUNY

Staten Island, New York

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

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $19,050

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)

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

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.

#### CUNY Lehman College

Bronx, New York

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

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $19,790

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)

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

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.

#### CUNY Hunter College

New York, New York

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

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $20,405

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)

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

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.

#### Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $16,159

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

#### SUNY at Albany

Albany, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $13,755

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

#### Fordham University

Bronx, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $17,745

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

#### Yeshiva University

New York, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $15,372

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

#### Binghamton University

Vestal, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $10,824

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

#### Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $9,546

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

#### Daemen College

Amherst, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $4,987

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

#### University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $7,337

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

#### Adelphi University

Garden City, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $15,460

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

#### Touro College

New York, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $15,541

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

#### Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $20,604

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

#### Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $14,941

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

#### New York University

New York, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $17,442

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

#### Long Island University

Brookville, New York

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

^{Plus}: + $11,315

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