With an overall population of 8,172 and a student population of 2,519, approximately 2,519 of Decorah students attend one of Decorah's schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Decorah, by student population, is Luther College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Luther College with credentials in human services.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Decorah's human services schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,290 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $910 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,730.
If you plan on staying in Decorah after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in Decorah, which is the most popular human services profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 human services professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Decorah area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Decorah will increase by 12% 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 Decorah is $30,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.