With an overall population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498, approximately 15,378 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer social work programs.
Northern Kentucky University is the largest social work school in Newport, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Social Work program at Northern Kentucky University.
A total of 47 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Newport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport social work schools was an average of $23,509 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newport, your job prospects are not very good. There were 7,400 social workers working in Kentucky and 2,290 working in the greater Newport area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 5% in Newport. 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 Newport is $36,080 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
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