Denton, Texas has 2 social work schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in social work. Denton has a general population of 80,537 and an overall student population of 48,341. Approximately 48,341 of Denton's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Denton's largest social work school is University of North Texas. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Texas with credentials in social work.
A reported 84 students graduated with credentials in social work in Denton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,156 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Denton social work schools was an average of $22,804 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Denton-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 17,090 social workers in Texas, 2,440 were working in the greater Denton area. Denton's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Denton is $39,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.
Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277
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304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201