With an overall population of 34,980 and a student population of 12,418, approximately 5,994 of Rome students attend one of Rome's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Rome, the largest social work school, by student population, is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. In 2010, Georgia Northwestern Technical College graduated approximately 5 students from its social work program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Rome in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,043 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for social work related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Rome, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 90 social workers in Georgia were working in the greater Rome area. Rome's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. 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 Rome is $32,470 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.