If you decide that you want to get a social work degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Fayetteville, North Carolina. With an overall population of 121,015 and a student population of 19,821, approximately 8,466 of Fayetteville students attend one of Fayetteville's schools that offer social work programs.
Fayetteville's largest social work school is Fayetteville State University. In 2010, Fayetteville State University graduated approximately 61 students from its social work program.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in social work in Fayetteville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fayetteville's social work schools was $26,445 per year for instate students and $31,617 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $850 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Fayetteville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Fayetteville-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,977.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Fayetteville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,240 social workers in North Carolina, 430 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Fayetteville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Fayetteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,570 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.
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