With an overall population of 39,636 and a student population of 3,555, approximately 3,314 of Jefferson City students attend one of Jefferson City's schools that offer human services programs.
Lincoln University is the largest human services school in Jefferson City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Human Services program at Lincoln University.
If you decide to attend one of Jefferson City's human services schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,374 per year in instate tuition and $16,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,660 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,017.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jefferson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,680 human services professionals in Missouri, 200 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. The number of human services professionals in Jefferson City is expected to increase by 16% 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 Jefferson City is $30,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.