With an overall population of 56,255 and a student population of 24,647, approximately 11,143 of Pensacola students attend one of Pensacola's schools that offer social work programs.
The University of West Florida is the largest social work school in Pensacola, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 56 students graduated from the Social Work program at The University of West Florida.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Pensacola's social work schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,625 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pensacola social work schools was an average of $26,789 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,749.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pensacola, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 social workers in Florida were working in the greater Pensacola area. The number of social workers in Pensacola is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Pensacola is $27,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.