Langhorne has a general population of 1,981 and an overall student population of 1,325. Approximately 1,325 of Langhorne's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Langhorne, by student population, is Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne. In 2010, Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne graduated approximately 28 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a social work degree in Langhorne. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Langhorne was $19,072 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Langhorne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Langhorne, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 18,550 social workers in Pennsylvania. Of these social workers, 6,820 were working in the greater Langhorne area. Langhorne's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 5% 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 Langhorne is $40,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.