Rhode Island contains four schools that offer social work programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking social work school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 social work schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Social Work students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 9,840 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $44,410. Social workers in this state earn $56,950/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from social work, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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