Holyoke has a general population of 39,838 and an overall student population of 7,473. Approximately 7,473 of Holyoke's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Holyoke's largest human services school is Holyoke Community College. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Holyoke Community College with credentials in human services.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a human services degree from one of Holyoke's human services schools. If you decide to attend a human services school in Holyoke, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,072.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for human services related books and supplies each year.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Holyoke, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 human services professionals in Massachusetts were working in the greater Holyoke area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Holyoke will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Holyoke is $28,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.