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Social Work Schools in Portales, New Mexico

Social Work Schools in Portales, NM

With an overall population of 11,131 and a student population of 4,679, approximately 4,679 of Portales students attend one of Portales's schools that offer social work programs.

Of the 1 social work schools in Portales, the largest social work school, by student population, is Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus. In 2010, Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in social work.

A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in social work in Portales in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Portales's social work schools was $13,976 per year for instate students and $19,526 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Portales. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Portales-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,602.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Portales

If you decide to work as a social worker in Portales, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 social workers in New Mexico were working in the greater Portales area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 10% in Portales. This anticipated 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 Portales is $34,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Portales
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Eastern New Mexico University-Main CampusEastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

    1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree