Rexburg has a total population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173. Of these students, 14,944 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Rexburg's largest social work school is Brigham Young University-Idaho. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 72 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Rexburg's social work schools. If you decide to attend a social work school in Rexburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,580.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,152 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Rexburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Rexburg-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Rexburg, your job prospects are good. There were 1,570 social workers working in Idaho and 80 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 18% in Rexburg. 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 Rexburg is $40,560 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.