Harrisonburg has a total population of 40,468 and a student population of 20,496. Of these students, 1,525 are enrolled in schools that offer human resources programs.
Harrisonburg's largest human resources school is Eastern Mennonite University. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Human Resources program at Eastern Mennonite University.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in human resources in Harrisonburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at human resources schools in Harrisonburg was $24,220 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for human resources related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Harrisonburg after graduating from human resources school, you should know that job prospects for human resource professionals in Harrisonburg, which is the most popular human resources profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 39 human resource professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Harrisonburg area. Harrisonburg's human resource professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for human resource professionals.
As a human resource professional in Harrisonburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,650 per year. This is lower than the average salary for human resource professionals in the state.