Waverly has a general population of 8,968 and an overall student population of 1,800. Approximately 1,800 of Waverly's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Waverly, the largest human services school, by student population, is Wartburg College. In 2010, Wartburg College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in human services.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a human services degree in Waverly. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,450 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,010 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Waverly-based human services schools. Students who live at home 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 Waverly, your job prospects are good. There were 5,040 human services professionals working in Iowa and 260 working in the greater Waverly area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in Waverly is expected 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 Waverly is $20,920 per year, which is lower than the average for human services professionals state-wide.