Pomona has a total population of 4,019 and a student population of 7,559. Of these students, 7,559 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is the largest social work school in Pomona, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Social Work program at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Pomona's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Pomona's social work schools was $27,860 per year for instate students and $33,543 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pomona-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $10,694 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,881.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pomona, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 72 social workers in New Jersey were working in the greater Pomona area. Pomona's social worker workforce is projected to 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 Pomona, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.