With an overall population of 155,554 and a student population of 22,629, approximately 10,526 of Chattanooga students attend one of Chattanooga's schools that offer human services programs.
Chattanooga's largest human services school is The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with credentials in human services.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in human services from human services schools in Chattanooga in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Chattanooga's human services schools was $17,938 per year for instate students and $29,236 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for human services related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Chattanooga-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $8,190 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many human services graduates choose to work as human services professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chattanooga, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 human services professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Chattanooga area. The government projects that the number of human services professionals in Chattanooga will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Chattanooga is $27,640 per year, which is higher than the average for human services professionals state-wide.
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