Bismarck, North Dakota has 2 social work schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in social work. With an overall population of 55,532 and a student population of 7,696, approximately 7,001 of Bismarck students attend one of Bismarck's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 2 social work schools in Bismarck, the largest social work school, by student population, is University of Mary. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from University of Mary with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a social work degree in Bismarck. Tuition in 2009 at Bismarck's social work schools was $16,439 per year for instate students and $18,686 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,869 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,570.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Bismarck, your job prospects are good. There were 410 social workers working in North Dakota and 90 working in the greater Bismarck area in 2010. The number of social workers in Bismarck is expected to increase by 16% 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 Bismarck is $39,740 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
1500 Edwards Ave, Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5587
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7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504