Durham has a general population of 187,035 and an overall student population of 29,266. Approximately 8,587 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
North Carolina Central University is the largest human services school in Durham, based on student population. In 2010, North Carolina Central University graduated approximately 42 students from its human services program.
A reported 42 students graduated with credentials in human services in Durham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's human services schools was $15,260 per year for instate students and $25,329 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for human services related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,530 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,132.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,220 human services professionals in North Carolina. Of these human services professionals, 740 were working in the greater Durham area. Durham's human services professional workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. 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 $31,110 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.
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