With an overall population of 8,751 and a student population of 858, approximately 858 of Mount Pleasant students attend one of Mount Pleasant's schools that offer human services programs.
Iowa Wesleyan College is the largest human services school in Mount Pleasant, based on student population. In 2010, Iowa Wesleyan College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in human services.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in human services in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to attend a human services school in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,040 human services professionals in Iowa, 1,040 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant is $29,650 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.