Elmhurst has a general population of 42,762 and an overall student population of 3,363. Approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Elmhurst, by student population, is Elmhurst College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Human Services program at Elmhurst College.
If you decide to attend a human services school in Elmhurst, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board at Elmhurst-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elmhurst, your job prospects are good. There were 12,890 human services professionals working in Illinois and 8,200 working in the greater Elmhurst area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 26% in Elmhurst. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Elmhurst is $27,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.