Shreveport has a general population of 200,145 and an overall student population of 10,323. Approximately 4,667 of Shreveport's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Shreveport's largest social work school is Louisiana State University-Shreveport. In 2010, Louisiana State University-Shreveport graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Shreveport's social work schools. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Shreveport was $3,733 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Shreveport.
If you plan on staying in Shreveport after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Shreveport, which is the most popular social work profession, are average. There were 2,960 social workers working in Louisiana and 260 working in the greater Shreveport area in 2010. The number of social workers in Shreveport is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Shreveport, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.