There are 2 social work schools in Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield has a general population of 152,082 and an overall student population of 20,020. Approximately 8,817 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 2 social work schools in Springfield, the largest social work school, by student population, is Springfield College. Approximately 742 students graduated in 2010 from Springfield College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 867 students graduated with a social work degree in Springfield. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Springfield was $27,648 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,015 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Springfield, 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 Springfield area. Springfield's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Springfield, 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.
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