Newtown has a general population of 2,312 and an overall student population of 11,009. Approximately 11,009 of Newtown's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Bucks County Community College is the largest social work school in Newtown, based on student population. In 2010, Bucks County Community College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in social work.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,546 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for social work related books and supplies each year.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newtown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,550 social workers in Pennsylvania, 820 were working in the greater Newtown area. The number of social workers in Newtown is expected 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 Newtown is $29,450 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for social workers.