With an overall population of 33,938 and a student population of 11,158, approximately 1,119 of Prescott students attend one of Prescott's schools that offer social work programs.
Prescott's largest social work school is Prescott College. In 2010, Prescott College graduated approximately 14 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a social work degree in Prescott. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Prescott was $24,643 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $624 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,630 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,805.
If you plan on staying in Prescott after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Prescott, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,510 social workers in Arizona, 120 were working in the greater Prescott area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to decrease by 0% in Prescott. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Prescott is $38,770 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.