Romeoville has a total population of 21,153 and a student population of 5,847. Of these students, 5,847 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Romeoville's largest social work school is Lewis University. In 2010, Lewis University graduated approximately 19 students from its social work program.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Romeoville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,990 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Romeoville-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Romeoville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 13,520 social workers in Illinois. Of these social workers, 8,630 were working in the greater Romeoville area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Romeoville will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Romeoville is $51,660 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.