There are 2 social work schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. With an overall population of 225,581 and a student population of 42,081, approximately 2,976 of Lincoln students attend one of Lincoln's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 2 social work schools in Lincoln, the largest social work school, by student population, is Nebraska Wesleyan University. In 2010, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Lincoln in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Lincoln, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,871.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lincoln-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $6,010 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,512.
If you plan on staying in Lincoln after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Lincoln, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,120 social workers in Nebraska, 270 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Lincoln will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Lincoln is $35,360 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
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