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Social Work Schools in Plattsburgh, New York

Social Work Schools in Plattsburgh, NY

If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Plattsburgh, New York. With an overall population of 18,816 and a student population of 8,760, approximately 8,699 of Plattsburgh students attend one of Plattsburgh's schools that offer social work programs.

The largest social work school in Plattsburgh, by student population, is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 22 students from its social work program.

A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Plattsburgh in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Plattsburgh's social work schools was $15,589 per year for instate students and $22,019 per year for out of state students.

You should also anticipate spending about $875 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,250 per year, on average, for room and board at Plattsburgh-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,907.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Plattsburgh

If you plan on staying in Plattsburgh after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Plattsburgh, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 social workers in New York were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Plattsburgh will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

As a social worker in Plattsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,010 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1SUNY College at PlattsburghSUNY College at Plattsburgh

    101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901-2681

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Clinton Community CollegeClinton Community College

    136 Clinton Point Dr, Plattsburgh, New York 12901

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree