Chicopee has a total population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260. Of these students, 1,260 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Chicopee's largest social work school is College of Our Lady of the Elms. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from College of Our Lady of the Elms with credentials in social work.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in social work in Chicopee in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Chicopee, your job prospects are good. There were 11,660 social workers working in Massachusetts and 1,150 working in the greater Chicopee area in 2010. The number of social workers in Chicopee is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. 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 Chicopee is $52,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.