With an overall population of 13,437 and a student population of 11,139, approximately 11,139 of Whitewater students attend one of Whitewater's schools that offer social work programs.
Whitewater's largest social work school is University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In 2010, approximately 109 students graduated from the Social Work program at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
In 2010, 109 students graduated with a social work degree from one of Whitewater's social work schools. Tuition in 2009 at Whitewater's social work schools was $14,513 per year for instate students and $22,086 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $640 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,028 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in social work, if you decide to work as a social worker in Whitewater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,590 social workers in Wisconsin, 190 were working in the greater Whitewater area. Whitewater's social worker workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Whitewater, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,440 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.