With an overall population of 74,848 and a student population of 6,723, approximately 6,617 of Danbury students attend one of Danbury's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Danbury, the largest social work school, by student population, is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, Western Connecticut State University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Danbury in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Danbury's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in instate tuition and $31,747 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board at Danbury-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Danbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,800 social workers in Connecticut, 190 were working in the greater Danbury area. The number of social workers in Danbury is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Danbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.