If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Little Rock, Arkansas. Little Rock has a total population of 183,133 and a student population of 19,305. Of these students, 13,800 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 2 social work schools in Little Rock, the largest social work school, by student population, is University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In 2010, University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduated approximately 111 students from its social work program.
A total of 118 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Little Rock in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Little Rock's social work schools was $20,693 per year for instate students and $24,923 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Little Rock. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,975 per year, on average, for room and board at Little Rock-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,539.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Little Rock, your job prospects are good. There were 880 social workers working in Arkansas and 660 working in the greater Little Rock area in 2010. Little Rock's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Little Rock, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.
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