Marshall has a general population of 12,735 and an overall student population of 6,740. Approximately 6,740 of Marshall's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Marshall, the largest social work school, by student population, is Southwest Minnesota State University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Social Work program at Southwest Minnesota State University.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Marshall in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Marshall, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,932.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Marshall after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Marshall, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. There were 6,600 social workers working in Minnesota and 350 working in the greater Marshall area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 5% in Marshall. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Marshall is $45,930 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.