With an overall population of 1,313 and a student population of 1,425, approximately 1,425 of Ferrum students attend one of Ferrum's schools that offer human services programs.
Ferrum's largest human services school is Ferrum College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Ferrum College with credentials in human services.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a human services degree in Ferrum. In 2009 tuition at human services schools in Ferrum was $23,565 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a human services program in Ferrum. And if you live on campus at one of the Ferrum-based human services schools, you will have an added expense of $7,630 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,080.
If you plan on staying in Ferrum after graduating from human services school, you should know that job prospects for human services professionals in Ferrum, which is the most popular human services profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,180 human services professionals in Virginia, 350 were working in the greater Ferrum area. By the year 2018, the number of human services professionals is expected to increase by 26% in Ferrum. 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 Ferrum is $24,130 per year, which is lower than the average for human services professionals state-wide.