With an overall population of 8,244 and a student population of 4,208, approximately 4,208 of Newton students attend one of Newton's schools that offer social work programs.
Sussex County Community College is the largest social work school in Newton, based on student population. In 2010, Sussex County Community College graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Newton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Newton was $3,690 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,323 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Newton.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Newton, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 social workers in New Jersey were working in the greater Newton area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Newton will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Newton, 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.