There are 2 human services schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Dubuque has a total population of 57,686 and a student population of 5,066. Of these students, 2,769 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Dubuque's largest human services school is Loras College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Human Services program at Loras College.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in Dubuque in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,434 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,070 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Dubuque. And if you live on campus at one of the Dubuque-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $6,933 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,304.
After graduating with your credentials in human services, if you decide to work as a human services professional in Dubuque, your job prospects are good. There were 5,040 human services professionals working in Iowa and 100 working in the greater Dubuque area in 2010. Dubuque's human services professional workforce is projected to 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 Dubuque is $21,790 per year, which is lower than the average for human services professionals state-wide.