Arkadelphia has a general population of 10,912 and an overall student population of 5,069. Approximately 3,567 of Arkadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Arkadelphia's largest social work school is Henderson State University. In 2010, Henderson State University graduated approximately 31 students with credentials in social work.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in social work in Arkadelphia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,881 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Arkadelphia social work schools was an average of $19,961 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,398 per year, on average, for room and board at Arkadelphia-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Arkadelphia after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Arkadelphia, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 social workers in Arkansas were working in the greater Arkadelphia area. The number of social workers in Arkadelphia is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Arkadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,250 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.