New Britain has a total population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639. Of these students, 12,461 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Central Connecticut State University is the largest social work school in New Britain, based on student population. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Central Connecticut State University with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a social work degree in New Britain. Tuition in 2009 at New Britain's social work schools was $20,442 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in New Britain. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board at New Britain-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
If you plan on staying in New Britain after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in New Britain, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. There were 4,800 social workers working in Connecticut and 2,200 working in the greater New Britain area in 2010. The number of social workers in New Britain is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in New Britain is $64,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.