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Social Work Schools in Portland, Oregon

Social Work Schools in Portland, OR

If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 4 social work schools in Portland, Oregon. Portland has a general population of 529,121 and an overall student population of 80,848. Approximately 34,840 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

The largest social work school in Portland, by student population, is Portland State University. Approximately 224 students graduated in 2010 from Portland State University with credentials in social work.

In 2010, 317 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Portland's social work schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,666 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portland social work schools was an average of $35,274 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,277 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Portland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,751 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,649.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Portland

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Portland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,330 social workers in Oregon, 1,790 were working in the greater Portland area. Portland's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

As a social worker in Portland, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,950 per year. This is lower than the average salary for social workers in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Portland
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Portland State UniversityPortland State University

    Address:
    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  2. 2University of PortlandUniversity of Portland

    Address:
    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Concordia UniversityConcordia University

    Address:
    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  4. 4Warner Pacific CollegeWarner Pacific College

    Address:
    2219 SE 68th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97215-4026

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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