With an overall population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499, approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch students attend one of West Long Branch's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in West Long Branch, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 123 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 123 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in West Long Branch in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in West Long Branch was $25,014 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
If you plan on staying in West Long Branch after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in West Long Branch, which is the most popular social work profession, are average. In 2010, of the 9,800 social workers in New Jersey, 1,870 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. West Long Branch'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in West Long Branch is $55,640 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
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