There are 2 social work schools in Springfield, Missouri. Springfield has a general population of 151,580 and an overall student population of 44,963. Approximately 22,326 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Springfield's largest social work school is Missouri State University. Approximately 63 students graduated in 2010 from Missouri State University with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 72 students graduated with a social work degree in Springfield. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,229 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Springfield social work schools was an average of $24,869 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Springfield-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $5,826 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Springfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 social workers in Missouri were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of social workers in Springfield is expected 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 Springfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,290 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.
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