If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Fulton, Missouri. Fulton has a total population of 12,128 and a student population of 3,499. Of these students, 3,499 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Fulton, by student population, is William Woods University. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Social Work program at William Woods University.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Fulton in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Fulton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,005.
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 $7,035 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,660.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Fulton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,820 social workers working in Missouri and 210 working in the greater Fulton area in 2010. Fulton's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. 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 Fulton is $35,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.