Camden has a total population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828. Of these students, 5,781 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Camden, by student population, is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Social Work program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in social work in Camden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Camden's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in instate tuition and $35,894 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Camden. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Camden, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 9,800 social workers in New Jersey, 980 were working in the greater Camden area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 9% in Camden. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Camden is $46,570 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.