There are 2 social work schools in Richmond, Virginia. Richmond has a total population of 197,790 and a student population of 50,842. Of these students, 33,863 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Richmond, by student population, is Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2010, approximately 293 students graduated from the Social Work program at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In 2010, 306 students graduated with a social work degree in Richmond. If you decide to attend one of Richmond's social work schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,052 per year in instate tuition and $30,869 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,787 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Richmond. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,495.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,130 social workers in Virginia, 30 were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 26% in Richmond. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Richmond is $49,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for social workers.
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