With an overall population of 10,985 and a student population of 2,618, approximately 2,618 of Ontario students attend one of Ontario's schools that offer social work programs.
Treasure Valley Community College is the largest social work school in Ontario, based on student population. In 2010, Treasure Valley Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Ontario's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Ontario's social work schools was $13,845 per year for instate students and $14,295 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,195 per year, on average, for room and board at Ontario-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Ontario after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Ontario, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,330 social workers in Oregon. Of these social workers, 380 were working in the greater Ontario area. The number of social workers in Ontario is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Ontario is $39,190 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.