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Social Work Schools in Norfolk, Virginia

Social Work Schools in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, Virginia has 2 social work schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in social work. Norfolk has a total population of 234,403 and a student population of 64,591. Of these students, 8,329 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.

The largest social work school in Norfolk, by student population, is Norfolk State University. In 2010, Norfolk State University graduated approximately 99 students from its social work program.

In 2010, 106 students graduated with a social work degree in Norfolk. Tuition in 2009 at Norfolk's social work schools was $29,586 per year for instate students and $35,616 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Norfolk. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,480.

Social Work Salaries and Career Outlook in Norfolk

After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Norfolk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 8,200 social workers in Virginia, 2,090 were working in the greater Norfolk area. The number of social workers in Norfolk is expected to increase by 24% 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 Norfolk is $42,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Social Work Degree in Norfolk
  • Associates Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work
  • Social Work Classes
  • Social Work Courses
  • Social Work Training

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  1. 1Norfolk State UniversityNorfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2Virginia Wesleyan CollegeVirginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree