Bridgewater has a general population of 6,664 and an overall student population of 10,774. Approximately 10,774 of Bridgewater's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Bridgewater's largest human services school is Bridgewater State University. In 2010, Bridgewater State University graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in human services.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a human services degree in Bridgewater. Tuition in 2009 at Bridgewater's human services schools was $20,473 per year for instate students and $26,613 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Bridgewater. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,203.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Bridgewater, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,310 human services professionals in Massachusetts, 390 were working in the greater Bridgewater area. Bridgewater's human services professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Bridgewater is $33,960 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.