Tifton has a total population of 15,060 and a student population of 3,327. Of these students, 3,327 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is the largest social work school in Tifton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Social Work program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a social work degree in Tifton. If you decide to attend one of Tifton's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,713 per year in instate tuition and $18,689 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $775 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Tifton. And if you live on campus at one of the Tifton-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,673.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Tifton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,930 social workers in Georgia, 600 were working in the greater Tifton area. Tifton's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Tifton is $36,090 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.