With an overall population of 6,845 and a student population of 4,832, approximately 4,832 of Farmville students attend one of Farmville's schools that offer social work programs.
Farmville's largest social work school is Longwood University. In 2010, Longwood University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in social work.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in social work in Farmville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Farmville's social work schools was $20,921 per year for instate students and $29,831 per year for out of state students.
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 Farmville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,596 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Farmville, your job prospects are good. There were 8,200 social workers working in Virginia and 1,760 working in the greater Farmville area in 2010. The number of social workers in Farmville is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Farmville, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,060 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.