Utah contains seven schools that offer social work programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking social work school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 social work schools in Utah, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Social Work students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 16,050 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $36,080. Social workers in this state earn $41,290/yr and there are 530 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from social work, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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