Framingham has a general population of 66,910 and an overall student population of 6,063. Approximately 5,989 of Framingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Framingham, by student population, is Framingham State University. In 2010, Framingham State University graduated approximately 9 students from its human services program.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Framingham's human services schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,938 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Framingham human services schools was an average of $25,018 per year in 2009.
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 at one of the Framingham-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Framingham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,310 human services professionals in Massachusetts, 590 were working in the greater Framingham area. The number of human services professionals in Framingham is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Framingham, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,500 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.