With an overall population of 39,838 and a student population of 7,473, approximately 7,473 of Holyoke students attend one of Holyoke's schools that offer social work programs.
Holyoke's largest social work school is Holyoke Community College. In 2010, Holyoke Community College graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a social work certificate in Holyoke. If you decide to attend a social work school in Holyoke, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,072.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Holyoke, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,660 social workers in Massachusetts. Of these social workers, 1,150 were working in the greater Holyoke area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Holyoke will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Holyoke, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.