Social Work Schools in Des Plaines, Illinois

Des Plaines has 58,720 residents. It is located in Cook county.

For Illinois residents, the average tuition for all Des Plaines social work schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $2,408.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Des Plaines social work schools was $9,212.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for social work schools in Des Plaines is $1,000.00. Students have a choice of one social work college in Des Plaines to attend. 2 students were reported to have graduated from social work programs in Des Plaines in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Social Work Schools in Des Plaines

Oakton Community College

1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL, 60016

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Social Work
  • Associates in Social Work


  • Tuition (in-state): $2,408.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $9,212.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,019.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 225
  • Average aid received per student: $3,919.00

Social Work Salary in Des Plaines

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors$38,750.002,260
Marriage and Family Therapists$41,680.0080
Mental Health Counselors$41,250.004,210
Child, Family, and School Social Workers$56,290.008,000
Medical and Public Health Social Workers$53,160.002,850
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers$42,410.003,740

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