With an overall population of 23,853 and a student population of 1,820, approximately 1,782 of Staunton students attend one of Staunton's schools that offer social work programs.
Of the 1 social work schools in Staunton, the largest social work school, by student population, is Mary Baldwin College. In 2010, Mary Baldwin College graduated approximately 8 students from its social work program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in social work from social work schools in Staunton in 2010. If you decide to attend a social work school in Staunton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,585.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Staunton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Staunton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,200 social workers in Virginia. Of these social workers, 220 were working in the greater Staunton area. Staunton's social worker workforce is projected 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 Staunton, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.