Top Social Work Programs for Financial Aid

1 New Mexico State University 9.50
2 CUNY Lehman College
3 University at Buffalo State University of New York 9.00
4 Alabama A&M University 8.64
5 The University of Texas at Arlington 8.58
6 Boise State University 8.50
7 University of Minnesota Twin Cities 8.33
8 Case Western Reserve University 8.15
9 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 8.00
10 Delaware State University 7.83
11 Barry University 7.79
12 Western Michigan University 7.75
13 Salem State University 7.70
14 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 7.67
15 Florida Atlantic University 7.55
16 Florida International University 7.52
17 University of Louisville 7.49
18 Portland State University 7.45
19 University of Georgia
20 Saint Louis University 7.42
21 Baylor Univesity 7.30
22 California State University, Northridge 7.27
23 University of Alabama 7.25
24 Washington University in St. Louis 7.14
25 University of Kansas
7.06 defines Financial Aid as: If you received Financial Aid from your school, how pleased are you with your package (grants, scholarships, etc.) and the application process?

Students can continue to review their programs at and qualify to win a $1,000 scholarship, awarded once per semester. Reviews will be incorporated into upcoming program rankings.

METHODOLOGY reaches current and recent graduate students through scholarship entries as well as social media platforms. These program rankings cover a period from September 1, 2012 to March 31, 2015. assigns 15 ranking categories to each graduate program at each graduate school. Rankings cover a variety of student topics, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.

For a given graduate program, rankings are determined by calculating the average score for each program based on the 15 ranking categories. These scores are then compared across all ranked schools for that program and are translated into a final ranking for that graduate program, i.e., business and management. A given graduate program is not ranked until a minimum threshold of graduate student surveys is completed for that graduate program.