Salisbury has a total population of 26,462 and a student population of 10,025. Of these students, 1,082 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Livingstone College is the largest social work school in Salisbury, based on student population. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Livingstone College with credentials in social work.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in social work in Salisbury in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Salisbury was $13,658 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,342 per year, on average, for room and board at Salisbury-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Salisbury, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,240 social workers in North Carolina, 670 were working in the greater Salisbury area. Salisbury'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.