Idaho contains six schools that offer social work programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking social work school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 social work schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Social Work students from Idaho 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. In fact, in the Idaho alone, there are 11,220 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $37,680. Social workers in this state earn $46,730/yr and there are 250 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from social work, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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