With an overall population of 1,252 and a student population of 6,466, approximately 6,466 of Goodman students attend one of Goodman's schools that offer social work programs.
Holmes Community College is the largest social work school in Goodman, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Holmes Community College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a social work degree in Goodman. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,918 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Goodman social work schools was an average of $11,868 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,588.
If you plan on staying in Goodman after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Goodman, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, there were 2,560 social workers in Mississippi. Of these social workers, 410 were working in the greater Goodman area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Goodman will 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 Goodman is $29,940 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.