Fall River has a total population of 91,938 and a student population of 9,601. Of these students, 8,767 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Fall River, by student population, is Bristol Community College. In 2010, Bristol Community College graduated approximately 35 students from its social work program.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Fall River in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,578 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for social work related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Fall River, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 social workers in Massachusetts were working in the greater Fall River area. Fall River's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Fall River, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,710 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.