Normal has a total population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450. Of these students, 21,184 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Normal, by student population, is Illinois State University. Approximately 61 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois State University with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Normal's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Normal's social work schools was $22,751 per year for instate students and $28,781 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,084 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Normal. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Normal, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,520 social workers in Illinois. Of these social workers, 220 were working in the greater Normal area. The number of social workers in Normal is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Normal, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.