There are 2 social work schools in Seattle, Washington. Seattle has a total population of 563,374 and a student population of 95,293. Of these students, 53,694 are enrolled in schools that offer social work programs.
Seattle's largest social work school is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated approximately 106 students from its social work program.
A reported 235 students graduated with credentials in social work in Seattle in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Seattle's social work schools was $31,971 per year for instate students and $40,309 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,237 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a social work program in Seattle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,459 per year, on average, for room and board at Seattle-based social work schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,496.
If you decide to work as a social worker in Seattle, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 social workers in Washington State were working in the greater Seattle area. The number of social workers in Seattle is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. 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 Seattle is $56,860 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.
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