Pineville has a general population of 13,829 and an overall student population of 1,511. Approximately 1,461 of Pineville's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Pineville, by student population, is Louisiana College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Louisiana College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a social work degree in Pineville. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Pineville was $12,530 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pineville-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $4,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Pineville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 social workers in Louisiana were working in the greater Pineville area. Pineville's social worker workforce is projected to 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 Pineville is $47,180 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.