Collegedale has a total population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891. Of these students, 2,891 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Southern Adventist University is the largest social work school in Collegedale, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Adventist University graduated approximately 19 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a social work degree in Collegedale. If you decide to attend a social work school in Collegedale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,112.
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 Collegedale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board at Collegedale-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Collegedale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 6,680 social workers in Tennessee, 350 were working in the greater Collegedale area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Collegedale will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Collegedale, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,250 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.