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Social Work Schools in Providence, Rhode Island

Social Work Schools in Providence, RI

If you are interested in pursuing social work, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 social work schools in Providence, Rhode Island. Providence has a total population of 173,618 and a student population of 36,049. Of these students, 14,160 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

Rhode Island College is the largest social work school in Providence, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 139 students graduated from the Social Work program at Rhode Island College.

In 2010, 165 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Providence's social work schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,923 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Providence social work schools was an average of $36,463 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Providence. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,089 per year, on average, for room and board at Providence-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,608.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Providence

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Providence, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 social workers in Rhode Island were working in the greater Providence area. Providence's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Providence is $51,710 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for social workers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Providence
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Rhode Island CollegeRhode Island College

    Address:
    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Providence CollegeProvidence College

    Address:
    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

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