Willimantic has a general population of 15,823 and an overall student population of 5,624. Approximately 5,610 of Willimantic's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Willimantic's largest social work school is Eastern Connecticut State University. In 2010, approximately 39 students graduated from the Social Work program at Eastern Connecticut State University.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Willimantic's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Willimantic's social work schools was $18,805 per year for instate students and $29,246 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,412 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Willimantic. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,580 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,469.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Willimantic, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,800 social workers working in Connecticut and 150 working in the greater Willimantic area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 2% in Willimantic. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Willimantic is $66,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.