With an overall population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654, approximately 12,427 of Laramie students attend one of Laramie's schools that offer social work programs.
The largest social work school in Laramie, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 61 students from its social work program.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with a social work degree in Laramie. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's social work schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for social work related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Laramie after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Laramie, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. There were 750 social workers working in Wyoming and 80 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of social workers is expected to increase by 12% in Laramie. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
As a social worker in Laramie, you can expect to make an average salary of $42,460 per year. This is higher than the average salary for social workers in the state.