Greenwood has a general population of 22,071 and an overall student population of 8,458. Approximately 5,566 of Greenwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Greenwood, the largest social work school, by student population, is Piedmont Technical College. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Piedmont Technical College with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Greenwood's social work schools. In 2009 tuition at social work schools in Greenwood was $3,440 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 Greenwood.
If you plan on staying in Greenwood after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Greenwood, which is the most popular social work profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 social workers in South Carolina were working in the greater Greenwood area. Greenwood's social worker workforce is projected 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 Greenwood is $32,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.