Troy has a total population of 13,935 and a student population of 29,328. Of these students, 29,328 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Troy, by student population, is Troy University. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Troy University with credentials in social work.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in social work in Troy in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,835 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Troy social work schools was an average of $19,467 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,062 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Troy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,441 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Troy, your job prospects are good. There were 4,860 social workers working in Alabama and 200 working in the greater Troy area in 2010. Troy's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Troy is $39,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.