Sioux City has a total population of 85,013 and a student population of 9,273. Of these students, 1,158 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Sioux City, the largest human services school, by student population, is Briar Cliff University. In 2010, Briar Cliff University graduated approximately 4 students from its human services program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in human services in Sioux City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Sioux City was $22,536 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,978 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sioux City, your job prospects are good. There were 5,040 human services professionals working in Iowa and 700 working in the greater Sioux City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Sioux City will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Sioux City, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.