With an overall population of 4,132 and a student population of 1,028, approximately 1,028 of Swannanoa students attend one of Swannanoa's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Swannanoa, by student population, is Warren Wilson College. In 2010, Warren Wilson College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a social work degree in Swannanoa. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,196 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Swannanoa-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Swannanoa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 social workers in North Carolina were working in the greater Swannanoa area. Swannanoa's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 6% 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 Swannanoa is $39,280 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.