Nacogdoches has a total population of 29,914 and a student population of 12,845. Of these students, 12,845 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Nacogdoches, by student population, is Stephen F Austin State University. In 2010, Stephen F Austin State University graduated approximately 82 students from its social work program.
A reported 82 students graduated with credentials in social work in Nacogdoches in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,565 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nacogdoches social work schools was an average of $27,875 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,072 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Nacogdoches-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,377 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Nacogdoches, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 social workers in Texas were working in the greater Nacogdoches area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 17% in Nacogdoches. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Nacogdoches is $36,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.