With an overall population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292, approximately 4,200 of Lewiston students attend one of Lewiston's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis-Clark State College with credentials in social work.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Lewiston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,520 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,570 social workers in Idaho, 60 were working in the greater Lewiston area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 18% in Lewiston. 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 Lewiston is $40,520 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.