South Lancaster has a general population of 1,742 and an overall student population of 468. Approximately 468 of South Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in South Lancaster, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Human Services program at Atlantic Union College.
In 2009 tuition at human services schools in South Lancaster was $16,570 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in South Lancaster, your job prospects are good. There were 15,310 human services professionals working in Massachusetts and 1,480 working in the greater South Lancaster area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in South Lancaster is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,870 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.