If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Miami, Florida. With an overall population of 362,470 and a student population of 151,596, approximately 48,456 of Miami students attend one of Miami's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Miami, by student population, is Florida International University. Approximately 151 students graduated in 2010 from Florida International University with credentials in social work.
A reported 297 students graduated with credentials in social work in Miami in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,747 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Miami social work schools was an average of $37,947 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,024 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Miami-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $8,686 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,304.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Miami, your job prospects are average. There were 9,290 social workers working in Florida and 1,560 working in the greater Miami area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 11% in Miami. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Miami, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,710 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.
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