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Boise State Social Work Program Ranked Best in the Nation

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 9:38 am / June 12, 2015

Boise State’s Master of Social Work program was ranked top in the nation for its superior value, according to a survey conducted by Graduateprograms.com.

The website analyzed data from 7,500 social work students in programs nationwide, then calculated the average score for each graduate program based on 15 unique rating categories. These categories cover a variety of student topics including academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid and quality of network.

Boise State came in first with a rating of 9.83,  beating No. 2 Alabama A&M’s score of 9.79. The program ratings cover a period from Sept. 1, 2012, to March 31, 2015. Graduate programs are not ranked until a minimum threshold of graduate student surveys is completed for each given graduate program.

Boise State’s School of Social Work offers both full-program Master of Social Work (MSW) and advanced standing MSW programs. You can find out more about their programs here.