Paris has a general population of 25,898 and an overall student population of 5,580. Approximately 5,580 of Paris's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Paris's largest social work school is Paris Junior College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Social Work program at Paris Junior College.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Paris in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Paris's social work schools was $11,936 per year for instate students and $12,896 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,438 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Paris-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
Many social work graduates choose to work as social workers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paris, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,090 social workers in Texas. Of these social workers, 610 were working in the greater Paris area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Paris will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Paris, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.