Evanston has a total population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444. Of these students, 19,853 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Evanston, the largest social work school, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 62 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a social work degree in Evanston. If you decide to attend a social work school in Evanston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,463.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board at Evanston-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Evanston, your job prospects are average. There were 13,520 social workers working in Illinois and 8,630 working in the greater Evanston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of social workers in Evanston will 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 Evanston is $51,660 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.