Joliet has a total population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860. Of these students, 3,352 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Joliet, the largest human services school, by student population, is University of St Francis. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Human Services program at University of St Francis.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Joliet's human services schools. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Joliet was $22,698 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,118.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Joliet, your job prospects are good. There were 12,890 human services professionals working in Illinois and 8,200 working in the greater Joliet area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Joliet will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Joliet, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.