Boone has a general population of 13,472 and an overall student population of 16,968. Approximately 16,968 of Boone's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
The largest human services school in Boone, by student population, is Appalachian State University. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 104 students from its human services program.
A reported 104 students graduated with credentials in human services in Boone in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Boone's human services schools was $14,391 per year for instate students and $25,012 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boone-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $6,400 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Boone, your job prospects are good. There were 17,220 human services professionals working in North Carolina and 830 working in the greater Boone area in 2010. The number of human services professionals in Boone is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human services professionals.
As a human services professional in Boone, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,880 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human services professionals in the state.
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