Durham has a total population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253. Of these students, 15,253 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Durham, the largest human services school, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 85 students from its human services program.
A total of 85 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in Durham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's human services schools was $25,348 per year for instate students and $39,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board at Durham-based human services schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 human services professionals in New Hampshire were working in the greater Durham area. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 28% in Durham. 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 Durham is $24,990 per year, which is lower than the average for human services professionals state-wide.