Biddeford has a total population of 20,942 and a student population of 4,493. Of these students, 4,493 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Biddeford, the largest social work school, by student population, is University of New England. In 2010, University of New England graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Biddeford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,920 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Biddeford-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Biddeford, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,060 social workers in Maine, 510 were working in the greater Biddeford area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to decrease by -3% in Biddeford. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Biddeford is $44,080 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.