Orangeburg has a total population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665. Of these students, 2,099 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Orangeburg, the largest social work school, by student population, is Dominican College of Blauvelt. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Dominican College of Blauvelt with credentials in social work.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Orangeburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Orangeburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,120.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Orangeburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Orangeburg-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $10,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,520.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Orangeburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 social workers in New York were working in the greater Orangeburg area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Orangeburg will increase by 4% 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 Orangeburg is $45,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.