With an overall population of 6,323 and a student population of 2,282, approximately 2,282 of Helena students attend one of Helena's schools that offer social work programs.
Helena's largest social work school is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Helena's social work schools. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Helena was $2,030 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for social work related books and supplies every year.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Helena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 social workers in Arkansas were working in the greater Helena area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Helena will increase by 31% 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 Helena is $43,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.
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