Wilmington has a total population of 75,838 and a student population of 22,941. Of these students, 12,924 are enrolled in schools that offer human services programs.
Of the 1 human services schools in Wilmington, the largest human services school, by student population, is University of North Carolina-Wilmington. In 2010, University of North Carolina-Wilmington graduated approximately 65 students from its human services program.
A reported 65 students graduated with credentials in human services in Wilmington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wilmington's human services schools was $15,960 per year for instate students and $26,842 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $934 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,798 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,687.
If you decide to work as a human services professional in Wilmington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 43 human services professionals in North Carolina were working in the greater Wilmington area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Wilmington will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Wilmington is $24,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for human services professionals.
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