With an overall population of 15,256 and a student population of 4,666, approximately 4,666 of Bourbonnais students attend one of Bourbonnais's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Bourbonnais, by student population, is Olivet Nazarene University. In 2010, Olivet Nazarene University graduated approximately 35 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a social work degree in Bourbonnais. If you decide to attend a social work school in Bourbonnais, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $23,590.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,750 per year, on average, for room and board at Bourbonnais-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,890.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bourbonnais, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 13,520 social workers in Illinois, 70 were working in the greater Bourbonnais area. The number of social workers in Bourbonnais is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Bourbonnais is $49,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.