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Social Work Schools in Poughkeepsie, New York

Social Work Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY

Poughkeepsie, New York has 2 social work schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in social work. Poughkeepsie has a total population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858. Of these students, 16,002 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

Poughkeepsie's largest social work school is Marist College. In 2010, Marist College graduated approximately 21 students from its social work program.

A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Poughkeepsie in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Poughkeepsie was $14,962 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,287 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Poughkeepsie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board at Poughkeepsie-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,820.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Poughkeepsie

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 social workers in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Poughkeepsie will increase by 3% 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 Poughkeepsie is $58,770 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Dutchess Community CollegeDutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

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

  2. 2Marist CollegeMarist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree