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Rankings and Recognition

UTA School of Social Work is ranked No. 1 by in 2018 for the Best Online Masters of Social Work Degree Program.

UTA Social Work is ranked No. 2 by Best College Reviews on their 20 Best Master’s in Social Work Online for 2019 list.
Human Services Edu ranked UTA MSW program the best value in the state of Texas and among the best in the nation. Best Value: Most Affordable CSWE-Accredited MSW Programs by State for 2019-20.
SR Education Group ranked UTA No. 2 for Best Schools for Master’s in Social Work and No. 11 for Best Online Master’s in Social Work in 2018 on its listings.

The UTA School of Social Work is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 5 in the nation out of 368 colleges and universities for veteran friendliness by College Factual. We moved up 10 slots from last year's rankings.

UTA Bachelor of Social Work program is ranked No. 1 by for Best Colleges for Social Work Majors in Texas for 2018.

College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, ranked UTA No. 5 on its current list of the Most Affordable Online Master’s in Social Work programs.

UTA is ranked No. 25 in the nation for the best Ph.D. in Social Work Program by – Making us the highest ranked Ph.D. in Social Work program in Texas.
UTA is ranked No. 6 by on their current Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Social Work list.
Best Colleges ranked UTA Social Work No. 10 on its Top 30 Most Affordable Master’s in Social Work Online Programs 2018 list. ranked UTA School of Social Work No. 16 on its current list.
UTA is ranked No. 22 in 2018 for Most Affordable MSW Program by
UTA School of Social Work is ranked No. 28 in's 2018 Best Online Master's in Social Work Program.
UTA School of Social Work is ranked No. 29, among the best MSW programs, by College Choice in 2018.
TFE Best Social Work Programs ranked UTA No. 40 on its current list. selected University of Texas at Arlington as one of the Best Master's in Social Work Programs for 2019. There are more than 250 MSW programs in the nation and ranked the top 45 online MSW programs based on Academic Quality, Affordability and Student Success. UTA School of Social Work’s Online MSW Program was ranked No. 42.

Why UTA and Why Social Work?

Video: U.S. Marine veteran and recent UTA MSW graduate

During eight years as a U.S. Marine, Jason Simmons was deployed five times. His wartime experiences left him with a severe case of PTSD, but he overcame it and discovered a passion for helping veterans facing the same struggles. As a Spring 2017 UTA Master of Social Work graduate, he plans to become a licensed clinical social worker in mental health, so he can help other veterans.