Cheney has a total population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300. Of these students, 11,300 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Cheney's largest social work school is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, Eastern Washington University graduated approximately 255 students from its social work program.
A reported 255 students graduated with credentials in social work in Cheney in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,838 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheney social work schools was an average of $26,556 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Cheney, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 3,730 social workers in Washington State. Of these social workers, 310 were working in the greater Cheney area. The government projects that the number of social workers in Cheney will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Cheney is $55,040 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.