Orangeburg has a total population of 12,765 and a student population of 9,617. Of these students, 4,538 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
South Carolina State University is the largest social work school in Orangeburg, based on student population. In 2010, South Carolina State University graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in social work.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Orangeburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Orangeburg's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,974 per year in instate tuition and $30,138 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orangeburg-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $8,862 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,077.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Orangeburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,610 social workers in South Carolina, 230 were working in the greater Orangeburg area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Orangeburg will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Orangeburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.