With an overall population of 18,162 and a student population of 2,694, approximately 973 of Thomasville students attend one of Thomasville's schools that offer social work programs.
Thomas University is the largest social work school in Thomasville, based on student population. In 2010, Thomas University graduated approximately 20 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Thomasville's social work schools. If you decide to attend a social work school in Thomasville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,894.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,850 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,894.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Thomasville, your job prospects are good. There were 7,930 social workers working in Georgia and 600 working in the greater Thomasville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 20% in Thomasville. 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 Thomasville is $36,090 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.