Phoenixville has a total population of 14,788 and a student population of 1,176. Of these students, 1,176 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Phoenixville, the largest social work school, by student population, is Valley Forge Christian College. In 2010, Valley Forge Christian College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in social work.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in social work in Phoenixville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Phoenixville was $14,932 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $794 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Phoenixville-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,296 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,128.
If you plan on staying in Phoenixville after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Phoenixville, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 18,550 social workers in Pennsylvania, 6,820 were working in the greater Phoenixville area. The number of social workers in Phoenixville is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Phoenixville, 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.