With an overall population of 4,382 and a student population of 4,243, approximately 1,771 of Bryn Mawr students attend one of Bryn Mawr's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Bryn Mawr, by student population, is Bryn Mawr College. In 2010, approximately 90 students graduated from the Social Work program at Bryn Mawr College.
In 2010, 97 students graduated with a social work degree in Bryn Mawr. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Bryn Mawr was $38,034 per year, on average.
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 $12,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Bryn Mawr-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Bryn Mawr, your job prospects are not very good. There were 18,550 social workers working in Pennsylvania and 6,820 working in the greater Bryn Mawr area in 2010. Bryn Mawr's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Bryn Mawr, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,160 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.