Saint Peters, MO (population: 56,697) has fourteen social work schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Lindenwood University, the highest ranked school in this group with a social work program, has a total student population of 10,408. It is the 481st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University). To learn more about social work programs in Saint Peters, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at Lindenwood University such as Mike Jacobsen.
Social Work students from Saint Peters 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.
Of the 14 social work schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Peters, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr) for social work students, with Southwestern Illinois College as the lowest, reported at only $4,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Peters|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||4.9 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||10.8 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||22.2 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||86.5 miles|