With an overall population of 1,764 and a student population of 1,237, approximately 1,237 of Mars Hill students attend one of Mars Hill's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Mars Hill, by student population, is Mars Hill College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Mars Hill College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a social work degree in Mars Hill. If you decide to attend a social work school in Mars Hill, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,849.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Mars Hill. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,705 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mars Hill, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,240 social workers working in North Carolina and 560 working in the greater Mars Hill area in 2010. Mars Hill's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Mars Hill is $39,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.