With an overall population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590, approximately 6,484 of Searcy students attend one of Searcy's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Searcy, the largest social work school, by student population, is Harding University. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 16 students from its social work program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Searcy in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Searcy, your job prospects are good. There were 1,400 social workers working in Arkansas and 110 working in the greater Searcy area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 15% in Searcy. 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 Searcy is $32,460 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.