With an overall population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955, approximately 27,654 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Greenville, the largest social work school, by student population, is East Carolina University. Approximately 127 students graduated in 2010 from East Carolina University with credentials in social work.
A reported 127 students graduated with credentials in social work in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Greenville's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in instate tuition and $27,336 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Greenville. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Greenville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,240 social workers in North Carolina, 140 were working in the greater Greenville area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Greenville will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,510 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.