Greenville has a total population of 56,002 and a student population of 23,214. Of these students, 15,089 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Greenville, the largest social work school, by student population, is Greenville Technical College. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Social Work program at Greenville Technical College.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in social work in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Greenville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,492.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $998 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Greenville.
If you plan on staying in Greenville after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Greenville, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,610 social workers in South Carolina. Of these social workers, 620 were working in the greater Greenville area. The number of social workers in Greenville is expected to 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 Greenville is $29,980 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.