Nampa has a total population of 51,867 and a student population of 5,707. Of these students, 1,950 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Nampa, the largest social work school, by student population, is Northwest Nazarene University. In 2010, approximately 45 students graduated from the Social Work program at Northwest Nazarene University.
A reported 45 students graduated with credentials in social work in Nampa in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Nampa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,200.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Nampa-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $5,830 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Nampa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,570 social workers in Idaho. Of these social workers, 610 were working in the greater Nampa area. The number of social workers in Nampa is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Nampa, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,190 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.