If you decide that you want to get a social work degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery has a general population of 201,568 and an overall student population of 19,529. Approximately 5,564 of Montgomery's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Montgomery, by student population, is Community College of the Air Force. In 2010, approximately 129 students graduated from the Social Work program at Community College of the Air Force.
In 2010, 166 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Montgomery's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Montgomery's social work schools was $15,212 per year for instate students and $20,828 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Montgomery. And if you live on campus at one of the Montgomery-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $4,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,240.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Montgomery, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 social workers in Alabama were working in the greater Montgomery area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 14% in Montgomery. 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 Montgomery is $47,880 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
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