With an overall population of 39,636 and a student population of 3,555, approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City students attend one of Jefferson City's schools that offer social work programs.
Jefferson City's largest social work school is Lincoln University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Social Work program at Lincoln University.
Tuition in 2009 at Jefferson City's social work schools was $12,374 per year for instate students and $16,142 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Jefferson City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
If you plan on staying in Jefferson City after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Jefferson City, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 5,820 social workers in Missouri, 210 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. Jefferson City's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Jefferson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.