Harrisonburg, Virginia has 2 social work schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in social work. Harrisonburg has a general population of 40,468 and an overall student population of 20,496. Approximately 20,496 of Harrisonburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 2 social work schools in Harrisonburg, the largest social work school, by student population, is James Madison University. In 2010, James Madison University graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in social work.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in social work in Harrisonburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Harrisonburg's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $26,796 per year in instate tuition and $32,862 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $938 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Harrisonburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Harrisonburg-based social work schools, you will have an added expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Harrisonburg, your job prospects are good. The number of social workers in Harrisonburg is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. 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 Harrisonburg is $36,920 per year, which is lower than the average for social workers state-wide.
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