With an overall population of 25,625 and a student population of 2,043, approximately 2,043 of Carlsbad students attend one of Carlsbad's schools that offer social work programs.
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is the largest social work school in Carlsbad, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Social Work program at New Mexico State University-Carlsbad.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,286 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,032 for social work related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Carlsbad, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 2,210 social workers in New Mexico. Of these social workers, 270 were working in the greater Carlsbad area. The number of social workers in Carlsbad is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Carlsbad is $34,610 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.