If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Newark, New Jersey. Newark has a general population of 273,546 and an overall student population of 40,840. Approximately 24,815 of Newark's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Newark, by student population, is Rutgers University-Newark. In 2010, Rutgers University-Newark graduated approximately 67 students from its social work program.
A reported 106 students graduated with credentials in social work in Newark in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newark's social work schools was $26,345 per year for instate students and $36,977 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,315 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,155 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,399.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Newark, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 9,800 social workers in New Jersey. Of these social workers, 2,340 were working in the greater Newark area. Newark's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Newark, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,460 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.
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