Kutztown has a total population of 5,067 and a student population of 10,634. Of these students, 10,634 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is the largest social work school in Kutztown, based on student population. Approximately 48 students graduated in 2010 from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with credentials in social work.
A reported 48 students graduated with credentials in social work in Kutztown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,795 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kutztown social work schools was an average of $27,231 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Kutztown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,698 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,097.
If you plan on staying in Kutztown after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Kutztown, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 social workers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Kutztown area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Kutztown will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Kutztown is $35,320 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.