Fort Worth has a general population of 534,694 and an overall student population of 61,451. Approximately 8,853 of Fort Worth's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Texas Christian University is the largest human services school in Fort Worth, based on student population. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated approximately 27 students from its human services program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Fort Worth's human services schools. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Fort Worth was $28,298 per year, on average.
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 Fort Worth. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,810 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in human services, if you decide to work as a human services professional in Fort Worth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 16,160 human services professionals in Texas. Of these human services professionals, 1,310 were working in the greater Fort Worth area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Fort Worth will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Fort Worth is $28,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.