Mansfield, TX (population: 51,237) has nine social work schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a social work program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about social work programs in Mansfield, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of social work professors at Texas Christian University such as Carol Beyer, Harriet Cohen, Alan Dettlaff, David Jenkins, Lauren King, and Leslie Lovett.
Social Work students from Mansfield 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 Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area alone, there are 13,990 employed community and social services employees earning an average salary of $47,890. Social workers in this area earn $47,440/yr and there are 470 employed.
Mansfield lies in Ellis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Dallas-Plano-Irving Metropolitan area has 2,047,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.17/hr average worker wage, and a $46,110 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.230 out of every 1000 jobs in Mansfield are held by social workers, and 6.831/1000 are held by community and social services employees.
Of the 9 social work schools with a 100-mile radius of Mansfield, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for social work students, with Eastfield College as the lowest, reported at only $6,363/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mansfield|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||10.1 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||15.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||17.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||20.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||31.9 miles|