Oregon contains fourteen schools that offer social work programs. Warner Pacific College, the highest-ranking social work school in OR, has a total student population of 1,332 and is the 625th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 social work schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Portland comes out as the most expensive ($26,906/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Social Work students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 32,420 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $40,970. Social workers in this state earn $42,820/yr and there are 1,640 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from social work, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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