With an overall population of 18,708 and a student population of 4,079, approximately 4,079 of Rock Springs students attend one of Rock Springs's schools that offer social work programs.
Rock Springs's largest social work school is Western Wyoming Community College. In 2010, Western Wyoming Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in social work.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a social work degree in Rock Springs. Tuition in 2009 at Rock Springs's social work schools was $7,852 per year for instate students and $11,116 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for social work related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,023 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $4,794.
If you plan on staying in Rock Springs after graduating from social work school, you should know that job prospects for social workers in Rock Springs, which is the most popular social work profession, are good. In 2010, of the 750 social workers in Wyoming, 130 were working in the greater Rock Springs area. The number of social workers in Rock Springs is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for social workers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a social worker in Rock Springs is $44,500 per year, which is higher than the average for social workers state-wide.