With an overall population of 1,742 and a student population of 468, approximately 468 of South Lancaster students attend one of South Lancaster's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in South Lancaster, the largest social work school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Atlantic Union College with credentials in social work.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,570 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at South Lancaster-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
If you decide to work as a social worker in South Lancaster, your job prospects are good. There were 11,660 social workers working in Massachusetts and 1,020 working in the greater South Lancaster area in 2010. South Lancaster's social worker workforce is projected to 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 South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.