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Social Work Schools in New Orleans, Louisiana

Social Work Schools in New Orleans, LA

There are 3 social work schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans has a general population of 484,674 and an overall student population of 59,719. Approximately 15,930 of New Orleans's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

Southern University at New Orleans is the largest social work school in New Orleans, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 113 students graduated from the Social Work program at Southern University at New Orleans.

A reported 234 students graduated with credentials in social work in New Orleans in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in New Orleans, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,137.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Orleans-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $9,520 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,087.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in New Orleans

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in New Orleans, your job prospects are average. There were 2,960 social workers working in Louisiana and 640 working in the greater New Orleans area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 8% in New Orleans. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

As a social worker in New Orleans, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in New Orleans
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Tulane University of LouisianaTulane University of Louisiana

    Address:
    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2Southern University at New OrleansSouthern University at New Orleans

    Address:
    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Our Lady of Holy Cross CollegeOur Lady of Holy Cross College

    Address:
    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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