North Dakota contains four schools that offer social work programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking social work school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 social work schools in North Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Sitting Bull College as the lowest recorded at only $938/yr.
Social Work students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 5,060 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $36,050. Social workers in this state earn $50,050/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from social work, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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