Rockford has a general population of 150,115 and an overall student population of 12,571. Approximately 8,659 of Rockford's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Rockford, the largest social work school, by student population, is Rock Valley College. In 2010, Rock Valley College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Rockford in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Rockford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,220.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for social work related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Rockford after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Rockford, which is the most popular social work profession, are average. In 2010, there were 13,520 social workers in Illinois. Of these social workers, 300 were working in the greater Rockford area. The number of social workers in Rockford 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 Rockford is $48,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.