Flagstaff, AZ (population: 61,390) has two social work schools within its city limits. Northern Arizona University, the highest ranked school in the city with a social work program, has a total student population of 23,597. It is the 225th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Arizona. To learn more about social work programs in Flagstaff, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at Northern Arizona University such as Natalie Cawood, Mary Damskey, Rebecca Garrison, and Anne Medill.
Social Work students from Flagstaff schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today.
Flagstaff lies in Coconino county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Flagstaff area has 56,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 4% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,880 average annual salary.
Of the 2 social work schools in Flagstaff, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Arizona University comes out as the most expensive ($11,306/yr) for social work students, with Coconino County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $10,780/yr.