Columbia has a population of 116,278 and is located in Richland county.
For South Carolina residents, the average tuition for all Columbia social work schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,360.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Columbia social work schools was $14,818.00.
The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for social work schools in Columbia is $831.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at social work schools in Columbia was $5,773.00. The average cost for students living at home was $5,626.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There are three social work colleges in Columbia from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 256 students completed social work programs in Columbia.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors||$39,460.00||120|
|Mental Health Counselors||$44,180.00||190|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||$35,110.00||930|
|Medical and Public Health Social Workers||$45,350.00||490|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||$31,760.00||190|