Bowie has a total population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617. Of these students, 5,617 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Bowie State University is the largest social work school in Bowie, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Social Work program at Bowie State University.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Bowie's social work schools. If you decide to attend one of Bowie's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,645 per year in instate tuition and $29,083 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,800 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Bowie, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 social workers in Maryland were working in the greater Bowie area. Bowie's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Bowie is $54,570 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.