With an overall population of 82,026 and a student population of 15,966, approximately 14,644 of Youngstown students attend one of Youngstown's schools that offer social work programs.
Youngstown's largest social work school is Youngstown State University. In 2010, Youngstown State University graduated approximately 99 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 99 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Youngstown's social work schools. If you decide to attend one of Youngstown's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,057 per year in instate tuition and $22,750 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,212 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Youngstown-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,148.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Youngstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,700 social workers in Ohio, 610 were working in the greater Youngstown area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Youngstown will increase by 7% 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 Youngstown is $32,450 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.