Exton, PA has sixty-three social work schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a social work program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about social work programs in Exton, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Valerie Allen, Mary Cavanaugh, Dennis Culhane, Joan Davitt, Rosemary Frasso, and Damon Freeman.
Social Work students from Exton 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 Philadelphia Metropolitan area alone, there are 38,560 employed community and social services employees earning an average salary of $41,440. Social workers in this area earn $59,770/yr and there are 220 employed.
Exton lies in Chester county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Philadelphia Metropolitan area has 1,832,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $23.24/hr average worker wage, and a $48,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.118 out of every 1000 jobs in Exton are held by social workers, and 21.037/1000 are held by community and social services employees.
Of the 63 social work schools with a 100-mile radius of Exton, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr) for social work students, with Touro College as the lowest, reported at only $4,470/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Exton|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||13.2 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||22.2 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||22.2 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||25.8 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||28.2 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||34.2 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||34.5 miles|
|Center Valley||PA||-||2||15.5079||66||36.5 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||39.6 miles|
|West Windsor||NJ||-||1||10.9855||60||56.4 miles|