With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Takoma Park, by student population, is Washington Adventist University. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in human services.
If you decide to attend a human services school in Takoma Park, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,480.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Takoma Park-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 6,840 human services professionals in Maryland, 1,380 were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The number of human services professionals in Takoma Park is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a human services professional in Takoma Park is $38,860 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.
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